GOAL

Bolster our research programs to ensure excellence and stability.

Action

Identify and organize faculty based on research foci who will occupy the new collaborative research space.

Success Measure

Two foci are identified and the scientists organize the equipment and operating principles.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Sep 2020


Action

Establish a coordination center for all clinical trials at the School of Dentistry.

Success Measure

A review committee to oversee all human and clinical research activity in the School of Dentistry is established.

Status

Delayed


Action

Increase the impact factor of published manuscripts.

Success Measure

  1. Maintain a count of 25 or more manuscripts in non-dentistry journals with an impact factor of 5 or more.

  2. Increase the number of manuscripts in dentistry journals with and impact factor of 4 or more to 20 each year.

Fiscal Year Manuscript w/impact factor >5 Dental manuscripts w/impact factor>4
15 26 16
16 26 4
17 30 7
18 25 27

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Aug 2019


Action

Research labs use electronic laboratory notebooks to for their research records.

Success Measure

5 research labs use Lab Archives instead of paper notebooks to store research data.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Sep 2018


Action

New policies will support research in the new research addition as well as current research throughout the School of Dentistry.

Success Measure

A new research space policy will be written, vetted and adopted.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Sep 2019

Steward: Russell Taichman, Associate Dean for Research