Faculty Resources for Research

School of Health Sciences Research Support & Development Committee

The School of Health Sciences Research Support & Development Committee consists of faculty members representing all the programs in the school of health sciences. The purposes of the committee are to:

  • foster the development of faculty research and scholarship
  • facilitate and support research activities across the school of health sciences
  • establish interdisciplinary research programs and endeavors
  • promote training and education on research methodology including research design, data analysis, and research dissemination
  • encourage and assist in the procurement of research funding from various sources    
  • recognize research efforts and achievements to further nurture and promote faculty development

Members: Frank Gardner (Associate Dean, co-chairperson), Meira Orentlicher (OT, co-chairperson), Tara Casimano (OT), Benjamin Elman (DBS), Ralph Garcia (PT), Sondra Middleton (PA).

Annual Faculty Research Retreat

2017 Faculty Research Retreat‌‌
2016 Faculty Research Retreat

Dean's Research Awards

2018 recipients
2017 recipients
2016 recipients

Research Training Workshops

June 21st 2018 - SPSS & Statistics Boot Camp
Coming soon - Research Training Fall Series

Departmental Research Presentations

October 11th 2018 - OT Manhattan

Guidance and Forms

Health Sciences IRB
All research conducted at the School of Health Sciences involving human subjects must first be approved by the HSIRB. For information and instructions visit the HSIRB website

Suggested Websites for Research Methods
Web Center for Social Research Methods
Stats Dojo: Stats for Psychology Students - Created by our own Dr. Benjamin Elman (DBS)


Touro College & University System Research Office
Office of Sponsored Programs
Office of the Provost
Touro College Research Day
Library Webinars