Dr. Galbraith was appointed as Vice President for Research at UVM in July 2014. His priorities are building an infrastructure that assists faculty investigators in obtaining funding from a variety of sources; promoting disciplinary, translational, and transdisciplinary scholarship and research; partnering with the business community to bring new knowledge to the marketplace; partnering with the community when establishing priorities for research that will affect the community; an on-going focus on the environment and health; and elevating the local and national profile of the scholars and researchers at UVM.
He will work across all disciplines at UVM to support our full range of scholarship, research and creative activities. His office will be open to all faculty, staff and students who are pursuing or who wish to pursue the discovery of knowledge and creative activities at all levels.
Dr. Galbraith is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and also serves as the Director of the University of Vermont's Center for Clinical and Translational Science. The Center is dedicated to the concept of applying interdisciplinary research to translational science both from the bench to the bedside, from the bedside to the community, and from the community to health policy.