College of Health and Human Sciences Research Advisory Council

The College of Health and Human Sciences Research Advisory Council was established to help promote and enhance HHS research efforts. The Council seeks to identify and discuss potential barriers to research taking place in the college and to provide guidance in the following areas:

  • Implementation of the research portion of the HHS strategic plan; set specific goals and action plans
  • Identify and help develop mechanisms to promote increased funding
  • Promote faculty by encouraging and reviewing awards
  • Increase visibility of the college, including identifying cores of strength
  • Identify and help develop mechanisms to promote increased collaboration
  • Identify and pursue funding for shared equipment needs
  • Review HHS and University services available to faculty for research
  • Identify potential cluster hires with a core in the college

The Council represents perspectives from across the college and is comprised of outstanding HHS researchers. Council members were selected by their respective academic unit head.

  • Ulrike Dydak, Professor in Health Sciences 
  • Karen Foli, Associate Professor in Nursing 
  • Jessica Huber, Chair, Associate Dean for Research 
  • Xinran Lehto, Professor in Hospitality & Tourism Management 
  • Donald Lynam, Distinguished Professor in Psychological Sciences 
  • Laura Schwab-Reese, Assistant Professor in Public Health 
  • Darlene Sedlock, Associate Professor in Health & Kinesiology 
  • Cleveland Shields, Professor in Human Development & Family Studies 
  • Dorothy Teegarden, Professor in Nutrition Science

For more information about the College of Health and Human Sciences Research Advisory Council, please contact us at hhsadresearch.purdue.edu. 

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