Scientific Advisory Committee

The purpose of this committee is to:

  • Oversee the overall operation of the UF Clinical Research Center (CRC);
  • Assess the needs of CRC investigators and ensure optimal use of available resources;
  • Inform priorities based on the scientific merit of proposed investigations and need for CRC resources;
  • Formally review research protocols and provide a detailed written scientific critique for each applicant investigator, incorporating detailed, written evaluations.

The UF CRC Scientific Advisory Committee meets monthly.

For further information, contact or 352-294-5900.


Lawrence EdwardsProfessor and Programs Director
Christopher BatichProfessor
Materials Science and Engineering
Susan BeltzPharmD
Mark BrantlyProfessor
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Barry ByrneCongenital Heart Center
Michael Clare-SalzlerPathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine
Daniel DriscollProfessor
Division of Genetics and Metabolism
Melissa ElderAssociate Professor & Chief
Pediatric Immunology, Rheumatology and Infectious Disease
Roger FillingimCommunity Dentistry and Behavioral Science
Reginald FryeProfessor and Chair
Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
Timothy GarrettResearch Asst Professor-UFCRC
Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine
Jesse GregoryProfessor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Marc HeftProfessor and Programs Director
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Henry KolbResearch Subject Advocate/Navigator
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Ray MoseleyAssociate Professor
Community Health and Family Medicine
David NelsonGastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Josef NeuNeonatology
Ammon PeckProfessor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Desmond SchatzProfessor and Associate Chr
Office of the Vice President for Research
Mark SegalNephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation
Meena ShankarResearch Coordinator
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Elizabeth ShenkmanHealth Outcomes and Policy
Jonathan ShusterHealth Outcomes and Policy
Arun SrivastavaGeorge H. Kitzman Professor
Pediatric Cellular and Molecular Therapy
Richard StreiffProfessor Emeritus
Medicinal Chemistry