Research Committee

Committee Members

Name Role Year
Dr. Frank Gibson (Chair) Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly 2022
Dr. Margarete C Ribeiro Dasilva (Vice chair) Full-time faculty appointed by the Dean 2022
Dr. Frank Dolwick Full-time faculty appointed by the Dean 2022
Dr. Mateus Garcia Rocha Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly 2023
Dr. Luis R. Martinez Full-time faculty appointed by the Dean 2023
Dr. Poliana Mendes Duarte Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly 2024
Dr. Jacqueline Abranches Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly 2024
Dr. Valeria Gordan Ex officio: Interim Associate Dean for Research ––
Denise Webb Support staff ––
Ronda Breton Support staff ––

Committee Composition

The committee consists of seven members: three full-time faculty elected by the Faculty Assembly, three full-time faculty appointed by the Dean. The Associate Dean for Research will serve as an ex-officio member. The committee elects the chairperson and vice chairperson from among the members. For more information, please refer to the college’s Constitution and Bylaws.

Standing Committee Charge

As stated in the Constitution and Bylaws, it is the responsibility of this committee to stimulate interest in research by faculty members and students, review stimulus grant applications and to communicate to students and faculty members the availability of research opportunities. Additionally, this standing committee is to function in an advisory role to the Dean and the Associate Dean for Research and to identify mechanisms that will enhance the national reputation of the College of Dentistry in basic, applied, and clinical research.

   2021-2022 Charge Letter to the Research Committee

Individual Faculty Member Responsibilities

Research Committee meetings are 1 to 1½ hours in length. In addition to attending meetings, members are required to review proposals, seed grant applications, UF scholar applications, professorship award nominations, research track applications, summer research student applications, research honors/high honors applicants, etc. as needed in between meeting dates.

Time commitment: Approximately 1½ hours every other month for meetings along with additional time required to review materials through email outside of scheduled monthly meetings.

Schedule of Meetings

The Research Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, from 12:30–1:45 p.m. in D3-39A, unless otherwise noted. The Research Committee often collaborates electronically via email with decisions noted on each month’s agenda.

2021-2022

Date Room Agenda       Final Minutes  Attachments    
June 15, 2022 via zoom      
May 18, 2022 via zoom      
April 20, 2022 via zoom      
March 16, 2022 via zoom      
February 16, 2022 via zoom      
January 19, 2022 via zoom      
December 15, 2021 via zoom      
November 17, 2021 via zoom      
October 20, 2021 via zoom      
September 15, 2021         meeting canceled      
August 18, 2021 via zoom View View  
July 21, 2021 meeting canceled       

2020-2021

Date Room Agenda       Final Minutes  Attachments    
June 16, 2021 via zoom View View  
May 19, 2021 via zoom View View  
April 21, 2021 via zoom View View  
March 17, 2021 via zoom View View  
February 17, 2021 via zoom View View  
January 27, 2021 via zoom View View  
December 2, 2020 via zoom View View  
October 28, 2020 meeting canceled        View    
September 23, 2020          meeting canceled      
August 26, 2020 via zoom View View  
July 22, 2020 meeting canceled      

2019-2020

Date  Room Agenda       Final Minutes  Attachments
June 24, 2020                     meeting canceled            Dr. Frank Gibson elected 2020-2021 Committee Chair (vote via email)
May 27, 2020 meeting canceled      
April 22, 2020 meeting canceled      
March 25, 2020 meeting canceled      
February 26, 2020 D3-39A View View  
January 22, 2020 D3-39A View View  
December 4, 2019 D3-39A View View  
October 23, 2019 virtual meeting View N/A  
September 25, 2019        
meeting canceled N/A N/A  
August 28, 2019 D3-39A View View  
July 24, 2019 D3-39A View View  

2018-2019

Date Room Agenda       Final Minutes  Attachments
June 26, 2019                    D3-39A View View RC Membership
May 22, 2019 Meeting canceled            
April 24, 2019 D3-39A View View  
March 27, 2019 D3-39A View View  
February 27, 2019 D3-39A View View  
January 23, 2019 D3-39A View View  
November 28, 2018 D3-39A View View  
October 24, 2018 meeting canceled N/A N/A  
September 26, 2018            meeting canceled N/A N/A  
August 22, 2018 D3-39A View View  
July 25, 2018 meeting canceled N/A N/A  

2017-2018

 
Date Room Agenda        Final Minutes  Attachments   
June 27, 2018 D3-39A View View N/A
May 23, 2018 D3-39A View N/A N/A
April 25, 2018 D3-39A View View N/A
March 16, 2018 D3-39A View View N/A
February 28, 2018               meeting canceled       N/A N/A N/A
January 24, 2018 D3-39A View View View
August 23, 2017 D3-39A View View N/A

2016-2017

 
Date  Room                           Agenda   Final Minutes   Attachments  
June 28, 2017 meeting canceled
May 24, 2017 DG-41 View View N/A
April 26, 2017 D3-39A View View N/A
March 22, 2017 meeting canceled
February 22, 2017               meeting canceled
January 25, 2017 DG-41 View View N/A
October 19, 2016 DG-41 View View N/A
September 28, 2016         meeting canceled
August 24, 2016 D3-39A View View N/A
July 27, 2016 D3-39A View View N/A

2015-2016

Date Room Agenda   Final Minutes   Attachments
June 22, 2016 meeting canceled      
May 24, 2016 meeting canceled      
April 27, 2016 D3-39A View View N/A
March 7, 2016 D3-39A View View N/A
January 27, 2016 D3-39A View View N/A
December 23, 2015             meeting canceled              
November 5, 2015 D3-39A View View N/A
September 23, 2015 meeting canceled      
August 26, 2015 D3-39A  View  View N/A
July 22, 2015 meeting canceled      

2014-2015

 
Date Room Agenda   Final Minutes   Attachments
June 24, 2015 D3-39A View View N/A
May 27, 2015 D3-39A View View N/A
April 22, 2015 D3-39A View View N/A
March 25, 2015 D3-39A View View N/A
February 25, 2015              meeting canceled               
January 28, 2015 D3-39A View View N/A
December 17, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
November 19, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
October 22, 2014 meeting canceled
September 24, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
August 27, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
July 23, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A

2013-2014

 
Date Room Agenda    Final Minutes   Attachments
June 25, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
May 28, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
April 16, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
March 26, 2014 D3-39A View View N/A
February 26, 2014             meeting canceled         
January 22, 2014 D3-39A View View View
December 11, 2013
12:00-1:30 p.m.
D3-39A View View N/A
November 13, 2013 meeting canceled
October 23, 2013 D3-39A View View N/A
September 25, 2013 D3-39A View View N/A
August 28, 2013 meeting canceled
July 16, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A

2012-2013

 
Date Room Agenda     Final Minutes    Attachments
June 11, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A
May 14, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A
April 9, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A
March 12, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A
February 12, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A
January 8, 2013 D3-43 View View N/A
December 11, 2012            D3-43 View View N/A
November 13, 2012 meeting canceled        
October 9, 2012 D3-43 View View N/A
September 11, 2012 D3-43 View View N/A
July 17, 2012 D5-10 View View View

2011-2012

 
Date Room Agenda     Final Minutes    Attachments
June 27, 2012 DG-41 View View N/A
May 23, 2012 DG-41 View View View
April 25, 2012 DG-41 View View View
March 28, 2012 DG-41 View View N/A
February 22, 2012 DG-41 View View N/A
January 25, 2012 DG-41 N/A N/A N/A
December 5, 2011 DG-41 View View N/A
November 23, 2011           meeting canceled        
October 26, 2011 DG-41 View View N/A
September 28, 2011 D9-11 View View N/A
August 24, 2011 D5-10 View View N/A
July 27, 2011 D7-11 View View N/A

2010-2011

 
Date Room                          Agenda     Final Minutes     Attachments
June 22, 2011 D9-11 View View View
May 25, 2011 D9-11 View View View
May 10, 2011 D9-11 N/A View N/A
April 27, 2011 D9-11 View View N/A
March 23, 2011 D9-11 View View N/A
March 9, 2011 D8-46 View View N/A
February 23, 2011 D9-11 View View N/A
January 26, 2011 D9-11 View View N/A
January 12, 2011 D9-11 View View N/A
November 19, 2010           D9-11 View View N/A
October 27, 2010 D9-11 View View View
September 22, 2010 D9-11 View View View
August 25, 2010 D9-11 View View View
July 28, 2010 D9-11 View View View

2009-2010

 
Date Room Agenda     Final Minutes     Attachments
June 23, 2010 meeting canceled
May 26, 2010 D9-11 View View N/A
April 21, 2010 D9-11 View View View
March 30, 2010
12:00–2:00 p.m.
D8-46 View View View
February 24, 2010 D9-11 View View View
January 27, 2010 meeting canceled       
December 23, 2009           meeting canceled
November 25, 2009 meeting canceled
October 28, 2009 D9-11 View View View
September 23, 2009 D9-11 View View View
August 26, 2009 D9-11 View View View
July 22, 2009 D9-11 View View View

2008-2009

 
Date Room Agenda      Final Minutes    Attachments 
June 10, 2009 D9-11 View View N/A
May 20, 2009 meeting canceled
April 15, 2009 D9-11 View View N/A
March 18, 2009 D9-11 View View N/A
February 18, 2009             meeting canceled      
January 21, 2009 D9-11 View View View
December 10, 2008 D9-11 View View N/A
November 12, 2008 D9-11 View View View
October 7, 2008 meeting canceled
September 17, 2008 D9-11 View View View
August 20, 2008 D8-46 View View View
July 24, 2008 D8-46 View View View

2007-2008

 
Date Room                       Agenda       Final Minutes    Attachments
April 29, 2008 D7-11 View View View
March 14, 2008 D9-11 View View N/A
January 7, 2008 D9-11 N/A View ViewViewView
December 12, 2007            D9-11 N/A View N/A

2006-2007

 
Date Room                      Agenda      Final Minutes     Attachments
April 30, 2007 D9-11 N/A View  
March 8, 2007 D10-11 N/A View N/A
January 12, 2007 D9-11 N/A View N/A
December 18, 2006             D9-11 N/A View  
September 6, 2006 D9-11 N/A View  

2005-2006

 
Date Room                      Agenda      Final Minutes    Attachments 
June 5, 2006                         D9-11 N/A View N/A

2004-2005

 
Date Room                      Agenda      Final Minutes    Attachments  
July 7, 2004                          D9-11 N/A View N/A

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