Research Advisory Committee

The Research Advisory Committee peer-reviews applications submitted by Upstate faculty for Intramural Research Grant and other campus research funding programs. The committee is comprised of Upstate faculty with expertise in diverse basic and clinical research.

Research Advisory Committee Members

  • Christopher Turner, PhD, Chair Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Steve Taffet, PhD, Vice Chair Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Wendy Kates, PhD Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Stewart Loh, PhD Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Paul Massa, PhD Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Sherri McMullen, PhD, RN, CNS, FNP, NNP-BC Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
  • Frank Middleton, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience & Physiology
  • Christopher Neville, PT, PhD Associate Professor, College of Health Professions
  • Andras Perl, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Saeed Sheikh, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Telisa Stewart, DrPH Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine