The UFCD Office of Research is committed to providing assistance to faculty, staff, and students in the College of Dentistry. The office staff works in conjunction with UF’s Health Science Center and UF’s community to facilitate research opportunities and sponsored funding. The office is a resource for:
Robert Burne, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research
As Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Burne facilitates research endeavors benefiting faculty and students. Dr. Burne also provides leadership in both the scientific and administrative communities.
Director of Research Administration
The Associate Director for Research Administration has oversight of the day to day operations of the Office of Research. Kathy’s expertise is award administration, and contract and grant management.
Research Administration Manager
Ronda focuses on accounting, including payroll distributions for all grant personnel, budget transfer requests, assists with audits of sponsored research accounts, and oversight of reporting and closing of all grant projects; and also ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines.
Research Administrator II
Christi manages the Pre-Award and Proposal affairs for the office.
She provides project summary reports to principle investigators and departmental administrators, and meets to financially plan and review expenditures on all grant accounts including the overhead account. She is a liaison between PIs and sub-awards to ensure consortium agreements are established, assists with audits of sponsored research accounts, and ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines.
Grants Accountant I
Lori enters new and revised IDC distributions into F&A manager, assists with audits of sponsored research accounts, assists with closing of projects, and ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines
Assistant to the Director of Research Administration
Eli primarily reconciles all grant accounts on a monthly basis, including IDC accounts, and ensures adherence to agency, UF, state, and federal guidelines. She also manages the Office of Research website, sends out the quarterly newsletter, and assists the Associate Director with database structuring and report generation.
Administrative Assistant II & Student Programs
Denise manages the student research programs. She provides administrative assistance to the associate dean for research and coordinates college-wide events, such as Annual Research Day.
UFCD Department Contacts
|Oral Biology||Denise Dorman||352-273-8828|
|Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science||Ben Griffith||352-273-5979|
|Restorative Dental Sciences||Linda Tanner||352-273-5831|
|All other departments||Christina Mason||352-294-8118|