The Office of Sponsored Research Programs (OSRP) provide advice and support to the School community in the acquisition and administration of externally funded research projects consistent with the teaching, research, and service missions of the School.

The OSRP reports to the Research Center Director and works in collaboration with the Academic Dean. It has the responsibility of handling research proposals and award activity for the School. The Office oversees the School's administrative and support systems for faculty, staff and students in the submission of grants and the conduct of sponsored program activities.

All research done in the School is expected to fit within or be consistent with the following objectives of the School: the education of the students; the advancement of knowledge through research and scholarship; the preservation and dissemination of knowledge; and the advancement of the public welfare.

The OSRP will strive to enhance the competitiveness of researchers by providing customer service-oriented assistance in pre and post awards systems, keeping abreast of sponsor requirements, and utilizing current state of the art science knowledge and technology for preparation of applications and submission . The Office is responsible for implementing sponsored programs policies and procedures and is also dedicated to providing information on funding opportunities, advice, and assistance to faculty, staff and students.

Additionally, the OSRP provides a wide range of support services from assistance in the protection of intellectual properties to compliance with governmental regulations and award conditions, all to assure excellence in research and all other professional and scholarly pursuits.

Mrs. Adelaine Bravo
OSRP Coordinator
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(787)743-3484 ext:260

Estela S. Estape, MT, PhD, DHL
Research Center Director
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