UW Research

Research Advisory Board

The Research Advisory Board (RAB) provides the Vice-Provost of Research with counsel on a wide variety of matters relating to the University of Washington’s research enterprise. The RAB includes members of the university community from across the disciplines. The RAB meets monthly and is chaired by Mari Ostendorf, Vice Provost for Research.

Meeting Schedule

Research Advisory Board (RAB) meetings usually fall on the first Friday of each month from 9:30-11:00 a.m.  Meetings will be held virtually, unless otherwise specified.

Fall 2022

Winter 2023

Spring 2023

October 7 January 6 April 7
November 4 February 3 May 5
December 2 March 3 June 2

Committee Chair

Mari Ostendorf, Vice Provost for Research, Office of Research

Current Members

Name Title
Scott W. Allard Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Engagement, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
Francois Baneyx Professor, Chemical Engineering, Director of CoMotion, Vice Provost for Innovation
Michele A. Basso Professor, Biological Structure, Physiology and Biophysic; Director, Washington National Primate Research Center
Carolyn A. Brennan Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research, UW Bothell Academic Affairs
Elizabeth A. Buffalo Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Biophysics; Wayne E. Crill Endowed Professor, School of Medicine
Anja Canfield-Budde Associate Vice President, UW-IT Information Management
Jerry Cangelosi Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health
Sarah M. Castro Director of Federal Relations, External Affairs
Shuyi S. Chen Professor, Atmospheric Sciences; Associate Dean for Research, College of the Environment
Donald L. Chi Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Faculty, School of Dentistry
Carol A. Davis Professor and Associate Dean for Research, College of Education
Carrie Sturts Dossick Professor and Associate Dean for Research, College of Built Environments
Joanna Glickler Assistant Vice President, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Cheryl L. Greengrove Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UW Tacoma
Sara T. Kover Associate Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences; Chair, Faculty Council for Research
Rona L. Levy Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Social Work
Lisa McDonald Policy Development Analyst, Office of Planning & Budgeting
Sheri J. Mizumori Professor and Chair, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
Carole Palmer Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Information School
Daniel Pollack Professor and Divisional Dean, Natural Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences
Lauren Pressley Senior Associate Dean, Research and Learning Services, University Libraries
Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert Professor and Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Education, School of Medicine
Tueng T. Shen Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, Medical Technology Innovation, School of Medicine
Casey St. Clair Assistant Vice President, Sponsored Programs Finance
Andy Stergachis Professor of Pharmacy & Global Health, Associate Dean, School of Pharmacy
Russell Van Gelder, MD PhD Professor and Chair, Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
Allison R. Webel Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing
Mark B. Wiley Postdoctoral Representative, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine: Gastroenterology
John D. Wilkerson Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science; Director, Center for American Politics and Public Policy
Kevin L. Williams Executive Director of the Applied Physics Laboratory
Jihui Yang Professor and Vice Dean, College of Engineering