Research Graduate Studies

Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies

Dr. John Richburg Promoting Excellence in Research and Graduate Education

Led by Dr. John H. Richburg, the Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies supports the development of faculty research endeavors through the identification and facilitation of independent scholarly research and the cultivation and administration of collaborative, interdisciplinary research programs.

Research Mission

To foster research excellence in basic, translational and clinical sciences that will advance health policy and health care outcomes.

Research Vision

To strive to be a model research administration program. Our goal is to provide outstanding support for sponsored research development, administration and success.

What we do:

  • Identify funding opportunities and cultivate research opportunities
  • Provide proposal budgeting guidance based on PI needs, agency guidelines, and University policy
  • Identify and interpret sponsors guidelines and regulations
  • Maintain an archive of proposals and awards
  • Act as a liaison to central administration on all matters relating to sponsored programs
  • Provide administrative support to facilitate collaborative research and large-scale interdisciplinary projects


Graduate Studies Mission

To provide faculty with a supportive and creative research environment and to develop a high-quality graduate training program that reflects the talents of the faculty and will serve the research community of the future.

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Last Reviewed: September 21, 2015

Mailing Address:

Office of the Associate
Dean for Research & Graduate Studies
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: carl.erickson

PHR 4.220

(512) 471-4501

Oladapo Named to Powers Fellowship

Abiola Oladapo, a graduate student in the Division of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice is one of 29 graduate students across campus to be named as a 2012-2013 Powers Fellow.
>Read more about Oladapo's award.

Valenta Receives Perfect Score on NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship

John Valenta, a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Rueben Gonzales, has been selected to receive a two-year Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
>Read more about this fellowship.

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