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Blog Posts Category: Grant Application Review

Debbie Chen

Tips To Help You Navigate the Just-in-Time Process

July 18, 2022

Debbie Chen

The chief grants management officer at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health introduces and provides suggestions on the the Just-in-Time process, in which some time-sensitive elements of an application may be submitted later in the application process.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

How You Can Help Your Application Move Successfully Through Review: Part II

June 2, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Ideas for grant applicants on meeting requirements for applications that are administratively reviewed before entering the larger review process.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

How You Can Help Your Application Move Successfully Through Review: Part I

April 27, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Dr. Martina Schmidt of NCCIH, NIH, provides Part I of her recommendations on how to create a grant application that has more of a chance of moving through various review processes successfully.

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Anita McRae-Williams, M.A.

Talking to NCCIH Program Staff Can Be Beneficial

February 26, 2019

Anita McRae-Williams, M.A.

In this blog post, NCCIH's outreach communications program manager Anita McRae-Williams discusses how to engage with Division of Extramural Research (DER) program staff.

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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

NIH Collaboratory Expands Its Portfolio of Pragmatic Clinical Trials

July 23, 2018

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses new Pragmatic Clinical Trial (PCT) Demonstration Projects that have been funded within the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

To K or Not To K?

June 27, 2018

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Applying for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Career Development Award (or K award)? Read this for more information.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Tips from NCCIH’s Office of Scientific Review for Responding to the New Clinical Trial Funding Announcements

May 30, 2017

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Martina Schmidt, Chief of the NCCIH Office of Scientific Review, discusses required elements for new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).

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Revised Grants Policy Statement Provides Key Guidance

December 11, 2015

Shelley Headley

Shelley Headley, Chief Grants Management Officer in the NCCIH Office of Grants Management, shares information about grants administration.

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Interacting With Your Scientific Review Officer

November 5, 2015

Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.

SROs are scientists, most are former faculty members and NIH grantees, who manage the first level of peer review, commonly known as the study section. SROs are the people who take the first thorough look at your application, determine the expertise required for the review, recruit the external scientists to match that expertise, manage the study section meeting where the applications are discussed and scored, and prepare the summary statement for your application.

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