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Office of Research

The Office of Research provides effective leadership to all academic components, including centers and institutes, housed within the Texas A&M Health Science Center.  The Office of Research has its primary base of operations in the Reynolds Medical Building of the HSC College Station campus.  Each component of the HSC also has a research office as part of the research infrastructure of the college or school.  Additional information regarding component-based research operations can be found on the Research at the Components and Research Programs, Centers, and Institutes webpages.


HSC Office of Research

147 Reynolds Medical Building

College Station, TX 77843-1114

Phone: (979) 436-0580

Fax: (979) 436-0060


Allison Ficht, Ph.D.

Interim Vice President for Research

(979) 436-0592

[email protected]


Elena Adams

Assistant to the Vice President

(979) 436-0581

[email protected]


Julie Bishop, CRA

Assistant Vice President for Research

(979) 436-0585

[email protected]


Pam Knight

Assistant Director

(979) 436-0588

[email protected]


Melissa Kahl-McDonagh, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Research Compliance

(979) 436-0591

[email protected]


Elise Winchester

Program Coordinator for Research Compliance

(979) 436-0590

[email protected]