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Dear Prospective Student,

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Rosalind Franklin University has a proud tradition of training outstanding research scientists for successful careers in the biomedical sciences. In doing so, we continually strive to contribute to the current fields of research and knowledge. Toward those ends, we in the Graduate School have developed numerous opportunities for you to fulfill your academic goals. Our programs provide multiple and varied research experiences followed by in-depth research endeavors that will prepare you for your future career. It is an exciting time at Rosalind Franklin University. Over the past few years, we have grown significantly with new basic science investigators throughout each department in addition to the development of new programs and schools. Our Graduate School is now one of six schools at Rosalind Franklin University, all of which are devoted to the biomedical and health professions. The emphasis on interprofessional education at Rosalind Franklin University provides a truly unique, broad-based, interactive academic climate contributing to our careers in biomedical sciences. This approach, coupled with the intensive, directed research of individual investigators and their research teams within the Graduate School, generates tremendous opportunities for innovative, interdisciplinary research. As such the Graduate School is both a focal point and source of innovation, discovery, and progress. The students, staff, and faculty within our Graduate School enrich this research environment. As a student within the Graduate School, you will find outstanding investigators and educators who are committed to the advancement of science and to your success in research, education, and training. I hope you will be inspired to join us in our pursuit of knowledge and long legacy of discovery.


Joseph X. DiMario

Joseph X. DiMario, PhD

Dean, School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Basic Sciences Building, 1.241