Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD
Gerald D. Aurbach Professor of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine: Endocrinology and Metabolism
Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine

As Senior Associate Dean for Research, Dr. Shupnik oversees basic, clinical and translational research programs, centers and strategic initiatives; has joint (with the Senior Associate Dean for Education) oversight for the graduate student and MSTP programs; oversees new buildings and facilities for research and intramural funding mechanisms, leads strategic planning and implementation for research, and participates in strategic faculty recruitment and retention. With the Office of the VP for Research, she works to develop and promote cross-grounds efforts in biomedical sciences.


The Office for Research supports and promotes basic, clinical, and translational investigation in the School of Medicine (SOM) and facilitates research synergies across UVA by leading or participating in:

The office works closely with the SOM Office of Grants and Contracts, which helps faculty and administrators apply for and manage sponsored awards in support of the research and other scholarly activities of our investigator community.

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