Research Services

University Research Council

The University Research Council was established to provide leadership and direction for Creighton University's research mission, to enhance sponsored research at Creighton University, and to interface with the Research Compliance Committee and Research Compliance Office. The Council reports directly to the President of Creighton University.

University Research Council Members, 2020-2021

Juliane K. Soukup, PhD - CHAIR
Associate Vice Provost for Research & Scholarship
Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship
Professor, Department of Chemistry

402-280-3265
jksoukup@creighton.edu

Charise Alexander Adams
Program Planner Kingfisher Institute

402-280-3325
charisea@creighton.edu

Alekha K. Dash, RPH PhD Chair,
Department of Pharmacy Sciences

402-280-3188
alekhadash@creighton.edu

Lance Frazier, PhD
Associate Professor, Management & Marketing Heider College of Business

402-280-1192
lancefrazier@creighton.edu

Laura Hansen, PhD
Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine
Professor, Biomedical Sciences

402-280-4085
laurahansen@creighton.edu

Beth Herr
Director, Sponsored Programs Administration

402-280-5769
bherr@creighton.edu

Gail Jensen, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Vice Provost for Learning & Assessment;
Dean of the Graduate School & College of Professional Studies
Professor, Physical Therapy

402-280-3727
GailJensen@creighton.edu

Andy Kammerer
Senior Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

402-280-4273
andykammerer@creighton.edu

Mike Kelly, JD, LLM
Professor, School of Law

402-280-3455
michaelkelly@creighton.edu

Liz Kiscaden, MLIS, AHIP
AVP for ITLS/University Librarian

402-280-5129
elizabethkiscaden@crighton.edu

Joe Knezetic, PhD
Director, Research Compliance

402-280-2511
joek@creighton.edu

Joan Lappe, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing
Professor, Nursing

402-280-4646
joanlappe@creighton.edu

Jim Lynskey, PT, PhD
Associate Professor, Chair Phoenix Physical Therapy Program

602-812-3131
jameslynskey@creighton.edu

Sonia Maria Rocha-Sanchez, MS, PhD
Assistant Dean for Research, School of Dentistry
Professor, Dentistry

402-280-5098
ssanchez@creighton.edu