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Research Department Staff

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Lei Zhang, PhD, MBA,
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
PhD, Biostatistics, 2006, University of Mississippi

Dr. Lei Zhang serves as the associate dean for research and scholarship and is responsible for the oversight of the scholarship and research operations of the school, as well as for providing consultation to faculty members and doctoral students. 

To contact Dr. Zhang, send an email to lzhang2@umc.edu or call (601) 815-9780.

  • Marla Gray, Project Manager I, Grant Assistant and Editor - Research and Scholarship
    Phone: (601) 984-6234
    Email: mgray3@umc.edu
  • Pamela Keys, Project Manager II, Grant Administrator - Research and Scholarship
    Phone: (601) 815-4142
    Email: pkeys@umc.edu
Support services include grant editing, copying and preparation of material for dissemination. Resources that support quantitative and qualitative research are available to students. Staff members support faculty in their research and scholarly pursuits, and every effort is made to accommodate faculty needs.