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Supporting the pathway to discovery and the creation of new knowledge through University research
Welcome! KCUMB’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs promotes and nurtures the research initiatives of our faculty and students by:
Jeffrey Joyce, Ph.D., began serving as vice president for research at KCUMB in November 2012. Previously, Dr. Joyce served as the director of the Division of Research at Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) in Phoenix. He also served as a research professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine − Phoenix and associate professor at the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. Prior to his tenure at MIHS, Dr. Joyce served as associate director of Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, Ariz., and senior scientist at the Thomas H. Christopher Center for Parkinson's Research. From 1986-1995, he was an associate professor of psychiatry and pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia.
An internationally known researcher and pharmaceutical consultant in central nervous system drug discovery, Dr. Joyce’s work has led to target development for drug discovery in both schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease. He has been awarded more than 25 federal, state and pharmaceutical industry grants and has served on multiple review boards for National Institutes of Health and Veteran’s Administration.
Jeffrey Joyce, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Professor, Pharmacology/Microbiologyjjoyce@kcumb.edu
Seft Hunter, Ph.D., Director, Sponsored Programs & Research Compliancesghunter@kcumb.edu
Jan Talley, Ph.D., Research Analystjtalley@kcumb.edu
Nancy Hudson, J.D., Interim Assistant Director of Research Compliance email@example.com
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