Research Committee

Committee Members

Name Role Year
Dr. Frank Gibson (Chair) Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly 2022
Dr. Margarete C Ribeiro Dasilva Full-time faculty appointed by the Dean 2022
Dr. Seunghee Cha Full-time faculty appointed by the Dean 2022
Dr. Mateus Garcia Rocha Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly 2023
Dr. Luis R. Martinez (Vice Chair) 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.

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 Zoom view View
May 18, 2022 Zoom view View
April 20, 2022 meeting canceled
March 16, 2022 Zoom View View
February 16, 2022 Zoom View View
January 19, 2022 Zoom View View
December 1, 2021 (Nov/Dec) Zoom View View
October 20, 2021 Zoom View View
September 15, 2021 meeting canceled
August 18, 2021 Zoom View View
July 21, 2021 meeting canceled

2020-2021

DATe room agenda final minutes attachments
June 16, 2021 Zoom View View
May 19, 2021 Zoom View View
April 21, 2021 Zoom View View
March 17, 2021 Zoom View View
February 17, 2021 Zoom View View
January 27, 2021 Zoom View View
December 2, 2020 Zoom View View
October 28, 2020 meeting canceled View
September 23, 2020 meeting canceled
August 26, 2020 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 View
September 25, 2019 meeting canceled
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 –– RC Membership
May 22, 2019 meeting canceled
April 24, 201 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
September 26, 2018 meeting canceled
August 22, 2018 D3-39A View View
July 25, 2018 meeting canceled

2017-2018

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 27, 2018 D3-39A View View
May 23, 2018 D3-39A View
April 25, 2018 D3-39A View View
March 16, 2018 D3-39A View View
February 28, 2018 meeting canceled
January 24, 2018 D3-39A View View View
August 23, 2017 D3-39A View View

2016-2017

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 28, 2017 meeting canceled
May 24, 2017 DG-41 View View
April 26, 2017 D3-39A View View
March 22, 2017 meeting canceled
February 22, 2017 meeting canceled
January 25, 2017 DG-41 View View
October 19, 2016 DG-41 View View
September 28, 2016 meeting canceled
August 24, 2016 D3-39A View View
July 27, 2016 D3-39A View View

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
March 7, 2016 D3-39A View View
January 27, 2016 D3-39A View View
December 23, 2015 meeting canceled
November 5, 2015 D3-39A View View
September 23, 205 meeting canceled
August 26, 2015 D3-39A View View
July 22, 2015 meeting canceled

2014-2015

date room agenda final minutes attachments
June 24, 2015 D3-39A View View
May 27, 2015 D3-39A View View
April 22, 2015 D3-39A View View
March 25, 2015 D3-39A View View
February 25, 2015 meeting canceled
January 28, 2015 D3-39A View View
December 17, 2014 D3-39A View View
November 19, 2014 D3-39A View View
October 22, 2014 meeting canceled
September 24, 2014 D3-39A View View
August 27, 2014 D3-39A View View
July 23, 2014 D3-39A View View

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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