Meet the Office of Industrial Outreach Assistant Director, Cherrie Hughes.

Cherrie Hughes joined the Research Program Development team in the Office of Research in December 2015 to serve as Assistant Director for Industrial Outreach.

As Assistant Director, she works closely with UF faculty, statewide institutes, research-focused entities, and other stakeholders to facilitate research interest, partnerships, collaboration, and funding.

Previously, she worked at the University of Maryland, in the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program at the A. James Clark School of Engineering. She recruited Maryland companies and faculty to the program and managed the program’s proposal to award lifecycle, its technical projects, and economic development metrics/tracking. She also created financial and administrative operations.

Questions? Feel free to call (352-273-3052) or email Cherrie Hughes.

College-Specific Research Contacts

Name College Position Phone Number
Stephen Sugrue Medicine (Gainesville) Senior Associate Dean, Office of Research Affairs (352) 273-8475
Alan Berger Medicine (Jacksonville) Associate Dean, Research Affairs (904) 244-9922
Maureen Keller-Wood Pharmacy Executive Associate Dean (352) 273-7687
Forrest Masters Engineering Associate Dean of Research (352) 392-9537
Brian Harfe Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics (352) 294-1955