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School of Public Health

Office of Research

Who We Are

The school's Office of Research seeks to advance the health and wellbeing and prevent diseases throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world by supporting the school’s research portfolio.

The office:

  • Facilitates the proposal application, agreement, and award process
  • Communicates and coordinates sources of financial support for research
  • Supports and oversees the performance of compliant research activity
  • Tracks, collects, and translates research data output into metrics for stakeholders
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Research By-the-Numbers

Research supported by the Office of Research improves the health and well being of people and populations in New Jersey, the United States, and the world.


Total research awards including primary, subcontracts, and contracts in 2021


Primary faculty who submitted grants as a primary investigator in 2021


Number of primary grant submissions in 2021


For general Office of Research inquires, contact

Katherine Zapert, MA

Assistant Dean for Research

Amanda D. Allen

Pre-Awards Manager

Morgan Pesanelli, MPH

Research Analyst

Tina L. West, EdD

Grants Coordinator