About the SRC

The Student Research Center is an interdisciplinary research organization that will benefit both the students and Morgan State University at large. The SRC will:

  • Expand students' research skills by offering them the opportunity to conduct demonstrations, lab activities, or community research through the development of their own SRC-funded research projects.
  • Provide a facility where students can interact with each other and engage in health research.
  • Host seminars and workshops for students to learn more about the health-research industry.
  • Offer opportunities for students to attedn symposiums and retreats funded by the Student Research Center.
  • Collaborate with other registered student organizations and offer them networking and health-research opportunities.
  • Offer students the opportunity to serve the community.

The SRC faculty advisor is Dr. Payam Sheikhattari. The SRC staff advisor and facility coordinator is Mrs. Shamara Murphy.

The SRC 2017-2018 Executive Board includes:

  • President
    • James Green - Junior, Biology Major
  • Vice President
    • Shirley Green - Senior, Psychology Major
  • Secretary
    • Karanon Tubo - Senior, Biology Major
  • Mr. SRC
    • Fred Johnson, III - Junior, Biology Major
  • Miss SRC
    • Funmilayo Omole - Junior, Medical Technology Major
  • Chair of Community Service Committee
    • Tyra Sellers - Senior, Health Education Major
  • Co-Chair of Community Service Committee
    • Rayna Wallace - Junior, Medical Technology Major
  • Chair of the Planning & Logistics Committee
    • Kayla Huffman - Sophomore, Biology Major
  • Co-Chair of the Planning & Logistics Committee
    • Marvellous Oke - Sophomore, Psychology Major
  • Chair of the Public Relations & Communications Committee
    • Veniesha Vincent - Junior, Biology Major
  • Co-Chair of the Public Relations & Communications Committee
    • Kevena Jones - Junior, Social Work Major

The SRC has four committees, two ad-hoc clubs and two programs. The committees, ad-hoc clubs and programs are listed below. Also, please click here to view the SRC organization chart


  • Community Service
  • Fundraising
  • Planning & Logistics
  • Public Relations & Communications

Ad-Hoc Clubs:


  • Health-Research Concepts Competition (HRCC)
  • Journal Club