Research Division - Department of Medicine

Welcome message from the Clinical Director of Research, Mario R. Castellanos, MD:

Our vision is to foster innovative thinking and encourage intrahospital collaborations to create an environment conducive to research that maintains the highest standards of both academic advancement and patient care. The Department of Medicine Research Division is an influential force for education and an advocate for progress in clinical care. Support is given to all faculty, fellows, residents and students involved in research. To date, we have conducted several grant-funded research projects that have contributed to making our hospital a center of excellence. As of 2010, our hospital has received over $1,000,000 in research grant awards.