University of Maryland Research Resources and Sites
The UMD Division of Research (http://www.umresearch.umd.edu/ ) provides oversight for critical offices and committees. Our School of Public Health research management office members, together with the unit business managers, work closely with this division and its offices to support and promote faculty extramural research proposals and awards.
Office of Research Advancement and Administration (ORAA) (http://www.umresearch.umd.edu/ORAA/about/)
Within the Division of Research, the staff of the Office of Research Advancement and Administration (ORAA) provide pre-award and post-award management at the university level and training and updates on university and funding agency research policies and procedures.
Research assurance committees are also found within this Division.
Institutional Review Board: http://www.umresearch.umd.edu/IRB/index.htm
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee: http://www.umresearch.umd.edu/IACUC/
Institutional Biosafety Committee: http://www.des.umd.edu/general/committee/ibc_charter.html
Biological and Chemical Hygiene Committee: http://www.des.umd.edu/biosafety/index.html
Radiation Safety Committee: http://www.des.umd.edu/rs/index.html