"Research is the engine that drives advances in health and health care.

Thomas A. Buchanan, MD, Vice Dean for Research

The Keck School’s Office of Research provides leadership and resources to develop and support cutting edge research, from bench to bedside to community, across the Keck School and with collaborators across USC. We also provide outstanding opportunities in research training and career development to keep our talent pool strong.”

About the Office of the Vice Dean

The Keck School’s Office of Research is implementing the School’s strategic plan for research. The office promotes and coordinates research activities across the enterprise and provides services to support the efforts of the faculty.

Meet our team

Office of Research Administration

Senior Research Administrative Director
Oversees Keck School Research Administration and provides business support to Basic Science Departments and Institutes as needed.
(323) 442-3568
janet.stoeckert@usc.edu

Associate Research Administrative Director
Oversees Keck School Research Administration and provides business support to Basic Science Departments and Institute as needed.
(323) 442-1149
Marie.Choi@med.usc.edu

Contracts & Grants Manager
(323) 442-5915
Caroline.sakai@med.usc.edu

Assistant Research Administrator
(323) 442-7732
MaryJane.Chua@med.usc.edu

Budget/Business Analyst
(323) 442-1476
revangel@usc.edu

Home Department Coordinator
Provides payroll and HR services to Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Integrative Anatomical Sciences
(323) 442-1298
tieng@usc.edu