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

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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.”

Research Resources on the KSOM Intranet (Research Resumption and COVID-19 Resources)

About the Office of Research

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.

Office of Research Leadership Team

Thomas A. Buchanan, MD
Vice Dean for Research

April Armstrong, MD
Associate Dean for Clinical Research

Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
Associate Dean for Basic and Translational Research

Office of Research Administration

KSOM Office of Research Administration oversees grant and contract administration and research compliance to support and facilitate funding and adherence to University and Federal, State and Private Sponsor policies.

To learn more about the KSOM Office of Research Administration and resources available to faculty and their administrators, please visit their website.