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Information for researchers and research support personnel

Penn State College of Medicine’s research enterprise is committed to the health and safety of its faculty, staff and learners. The following guidance is designed for College of Medicine employees engaged in the research mission, either working on site in Hershey or remotely.

Working on campus
  • Follow all general safety guidance
  • PIs/research support office leadership must complete weekly report in Box (Penn State Access ID login required)
  • Do not complete University “Return-to-Work Authorization” form – this has been done handled via the Office of the Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
With questions, contact:
Dr. Chuck Lang,

Animal care and use
With questions, contact:
Dr. Ron Wilson,

Funding opportunities
With questions, contact:
Jennifer Schaefer, ResearchConcierge@

Core facilities
With questions, contact:
Dr. Bruce Stanley,