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Online Manual: Office of Research and Research Training

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Kimberly Smith, Administrative Assistant
734-615-7324, email kimbsmit@umich.edu

Charlotte M. Mistretta, PhD, Associate Dean for Research and Research Training
734-615-7324, email chmist@umich.edu

Dr. Jan Hu, Director, OHS PhD Program
734-763-6769, email janhu@umich.edu

Pat Schultz, Manager
734-764-4726, email pschultz@umich.edu

Manette London, Project Coordinator
734-763-3388, email manette@umich.edu 

Office of Research

The Office of Research and Research Training in the School of Dentistry provides investigators on site support for issues related to grant applications, research compliance, occupational safety and health, use of controlled substances in animal research, and protocol submissions to the University Committee on Use and Care of Animals in research.

  • Support and coordinate research and research training at the School of Dentistry
  • Assist faculty, students and staff in accomplishing the research mission of the School 
  • Interact with VP for Research of the University to ensure compliance with research policies

Research Advisory Committee

  • Advises on Research Day, Research Space Guidelines, Research Cores, University and School of Dentistry research issues

Research Cores

Oral Health Sciences (OHS) Seminar and Journal Club Series

  • PhD curriculum required course, open to all members of the School of Dentistry and the U-M science community
  • Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship (RCRS) training required by federal grant agencies and U-M
  • List of seminars and journal club dates

Research Day - Annual event, students and post-doctoral fellows present their research posters

School of Dentistry Research Training

  • DDS Research Training Pathways
    • DDS/OHS PhD Track
    • Research Track
    • Five Year Track
  • Student Research Program
  • Oral Health Sciences PhD Program
  • Tissue Engineering at Michigan (TEAM)
    • interdisciplinary training program focusing on oral and craniofacial tissue restoration, funded by NIDCR, NIH
  • Postdoctoral Association

Michigan Center for Oral Health Research (MCOHR)

  • The Research Support Core at MCOHR provides assistance to all researchers at the School of Dentistry with patient-oriented research needs

University of Michigan Support for Research