Research Advisory Council

Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Research Advisory Council assists the Director of Clinical Research and the Chief Medical Officer in strategic visioning and program development for the EMMC Clinical Research Center.

The Council’s objectives include:

  • Serving as a venue to discuss research policies and procedures

  • Suggesting potential strategies to improve program effectiveness

  • Providing advice and recommendations on research related topics

  • Assisting as a source of mentorship for new investigators

  • Reviewing research protocols applying for internal funding and awards

  • Reviewing clinical research fellowship applications

There are currently 24 voting members of the Research Advisory Council. Members are from Eastern Maine Medical Center, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, Eastern Maine Healthcare Foundation, The Acadia Hospital, Husson University, University of Maine, University of New England, and Penobscot Respiratory.

The Research Advisory Council meets quarterly.