The Office of the Executive Dean oversees the following Division offices.

Animal Care Facility

The Animal Care Facility is dedicated to supporting the education and research mission of Brown University, while maintaining compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations, guidelines and policies.

Finance and Planning

The Office of Biomed Finance and Planning manages budgeting and financial reporting for Alpert Medical School and the Program in Biology.


The Office of Biomed Communications oversees communications standards and practices for the the Program in Biology and the Warren Alpert Medical School, including branding and visual identity, publications, and web development.

Human Resources

Manages staffing, employee relations, compensation, and employee programs for the Program in Biology and Warren Alpert Medical School.

Facilities Planning and Operations

The Office of Facilities Planning and Operations manages building operations and support, planning design and construction, equipment procurement, machine shop, and mail services for the Warren Alpert Medical School and the Program in Biology.

Research Administration

The Office of BioMed Research Administration serves as a central resource to Division faculty, staff, and students in their pursuit of research, training, and other scholarly activities while insuring compliance with University, federal, and private sponsor regulations, terms, and conditions.