Research Divisions

Research Administrative Divisions

Research divisions provide the administrative home for faculty who lead research and engage in research collaboration and support across the School of Medicine and University.

  • Biostatistics – research and consulting on the use of statistical techniques and methodologies as they apply to the study of basic science and human health. Division Director and Associate Chair for Research: Sarah Ratcliffe PhD
  • Biomedical Informatics: research, teaching, and consulting on the application of computing and communications technology to biomedical research, consumer health and wellness, healthcare operations, and clinical care. Director: Jason Lyman, MD, MS
  • Translational Research & Applied Statistics: provides the analytical infrastructure for basic, clinical, and translational research at the University of Virginia, specifically in cancer and in close collaboration with faculty and staff in the NCI-designated University of Virginia Cancer Center. Director: Gina R. Petroni, PhD