Office of Research and Engagement
Office: 1714 MHRA
Kimberly Littlefield, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, University of North Carolina Greensboro. As is a research scientist (cardiovascular physiologist) by training, Kim left the lab 16 years ago to embark on a career in research administration. Many impactful and rewarding experiences have contributed to Kim’s research leader career development. Over a decade, she served as the Managing Director of a NIGMS-funded P20 Center, senior compliance analyst, and founding co-manager of the Complex Proposals Management Group at the University of Washington. As the Assistant Vice President for Research at the University of South Alabama, Kim established the research development office, and institutional research communications and research education resources. Kim is an active member of NORDP; she serves on the SE region executive board, NORD committee, and as a research development mentor. Recently Kim was invited to be a member of the 2018 cohort of the APLU Cor Research Leaders Fellows Program. In her AVCRE position, Kim is focused on catalyzing the discovery, visualization and use of data to inform program development (especially OPEN and public access to research data) and resource allocation, reducing administrative burden and research administration and research leader career development. Dr. Littlefield received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.