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The Office of Research Affairs is located in the SOM Dean's Office Executive Offices, on the 14th floor of Bressler Research Building.

You can reach our office by phone at (410) 706-6845, or send an email to

Or use the contact information for an individual below. We are here to assist you!

Joni Prasad

Joni Prasad, PhD
Director, Office of Research Affairs
Deputy Chief Conflict of Interest Officer
Assistant Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Grace (Man) Zhang, PhD

Research Administrator



Katherine Kight, PhD

Research Administrator