University of Maryland

Research Development & Support Team


Susan Winter, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research
  • Strategic large-scale research projects
  • Partnering with other Colleges, Centers, and research partners
  • Strategic assessment & providing research support
Polly O’Rourke, Ph.D.
Director of Research Development
  • Research proposal development and research support
  • Strategic interdisciplinary partnerships
  • Researcher training, outreach, and resources
Luis Cortes
Research Coordinator & IRB Liaison
  • Research Administration
  • Compliance and IRB
  • Research Website Content
  • Research Communications