Research activities are present throughout the Department of Pediatrics in many clinical divisions as well as in the Pediatrics Research facility at E. V. Williams Hall, which includes modern research laboratories and comfortable, child-friendly clinical facilities for children enrolled in research studies. Faculty and staff work closely with members of the national and international scientific community, local health departments, private practitioners, service organizations, teachers, and parents.
This year, Department funded research projects amassed over $12,000,000 from various agencies to fund scholarly activity, new programs & curriculum development.
The E. V. Williams Hall houses the three distinct research sections:
- Pediatric Basic Science Unit
- Division of Community Health & Research
- Clinical Research Unit
Aside from groundbreaking discoveries in the field of pediatric medicine, the faculty and professional staff research that occurs in E. V. Williams Hall paves the way for mentoring opportunities in residency research and other projects of clinical discovery, like the summer scholars program.