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The CMS Office of Research promotes high quality biomedical research and bridges between basic, translational, and clinical research activities on the main campus and affiliated sites. View our disease-based research centers.

Ronald S. Kaplan

Ronald S. Kaplan, PhD

Vice Dean for Research, CMS; Executive Vice President for Research, RFUMS

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As the Vice Dean for Research, Dr. Ronald Kaplan provides leadership for research activities within the Chicago Medical School, and liaisons with research activities throughout RFUMS. In collaboration with the Dean, the Vice Dean assists in the development of research strategies, faculty and Chair recruitment, oversight of Basic Science research operations, procurement of capital equipment, and acts as a steward for the research objectives encompassed within the strategic plan of CMS.

Robert Marr

Robert Marr, PhD

Assistant Dean for Research

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As the Assistant Dean for Research, Dr. Robert Marr assists the Vice Dean with the coordination of research activities within the Chicago Medical School, encourages and advises medical students on research opportunities, manages the Summer Research Program, and helps provide other liaison with research activities throughout RFUMS.

Dennis Stevens

Dennis Stevens, MD, MS

Director of Clinical Research

As the CMS Director of Clinical Research, Dr. Dennis Stevens primarily is responsible for mentoring medical students, but also residents and faculty, in all aspects of clinical research and in scholarship projects.

Raúl Gazmuri

Raúl Gazmuri, MD, PhD, FCCM

Director of the Resuscitation Institute

The Resuscitation Institute at Rosalind Franklin University is committed to improving outcomes after cardiac arrest through a multifaceted approach that involves not only efforts to promote vigorous implementation of the chain of survival but also education and research on novel and more effective methods for cardiac resuscitation.