The Office of Research promotes research excellence in the basic, clinical, translational, and educational sciences aligned with HWCOM’s strategic research initiatives. It provides administrative support for sponsored research activities and facilitates research opportunities between HWCOM and other institutions around the world. It also promotes development for research faculty and trainees, identifies funding opportunities, grant budget oversights, and interprets sponsor guidelines and regulations. This is in accordance with maintaining research compliance related to animal experimentation, lab biosafety and human subjects research. The office of research prepares faculty and students to create successful high-quality grant submissions that will enhance their research funding portfolio.