The Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) supports and encourages faculty and students to engage in research and innovation. As a one-stop source of information, the ORI works toward the creation of new knowledge and its application through technology transfer.
The ORI encourages Duquesne researchers and innovators by:
Providing technical support and networking opportunities
- Assisting with grant applications and competitions
- Fostering interdisciplinary and community partnerships
- Supporting creativity and innovative thinking in all academic fields
All your research and innovation resources in one place
Supporting scientific endeavors, academic creativity, licensing opportunities, and commercialization for economic development and job creation
Well established and well recognized, Duquesne research is supported by the federal and state governments, foundations, and corporate partners
Innovation and Creation in Action
Whatever your creativity or research ambitions, we have the breadth and depth to make the most of them. We want you to become the kind of problem-solver who always thinks bigger—and whose ingenuity is driven by compassion and empathy. We feel fortunate to be entrusted with your goals and we want to encourage and nurture Duquesne faculty, staff and students' innovative thinking and entrepreneurship spirit. We are dedicated to help anyone seeking to make a difference in society by pursuing their innovations and creations.
Office of Research and Innovation Team
Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, Ph.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN
Vice Provost for Research; Dean & Professor, School of Nursing
Elisabeth Healey, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Provost, Regulatory Affairs & Applied Innovation; Law School Professor
Melissa Kalarchian, Ph.D.
Associate Provost, Interdisciplinary Research & Strategic Initiatives Associate Dean for Research and Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Psychology
James Phillips, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Sponsored Research & Compliance
Director of Business and Grants Administration
Grants Officer & Research Administration Project Coordinator
David Delmonico, Ph.D.
Institutional Review Board Chair
Sarah Woodley, Ph.D.
Animal Care Committee Chair
Jan Janecka, Ph.D.
Institutional Biosafety Committee