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    The Influence of Feeding Modality on Infant Gut Microbiome Development and Growth Outcomes
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  • Identification of Gut Microbiome Influences in Early Childhood Obesity
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  • Examining the Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Intervention to Prevent Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in Obese Pregnant Women on Maternal and Infant Outcomes
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Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Thu
@ GW University, Milken Institute School of Public Health; Classroom 500A
Jun 29 – Jun 30 all-day

Agenda

Day One
8:30 am – 9:00 am Introduction
9:00 am – 10:00 am Overview of materials
10:00 am – 11:10 am Introduction to the Grant Writing Process
11:10 am – 1:00 pm Introduction to Grant Writing – PowerPoint
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm The Writing Process: Letters of Inquiry
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Statement of Need/Significance
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Basic Proposal Elements – Goals
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Basic Proposal Elements – Objectives
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Summary, Q&A, and Next Steps
 Day Two
8:30 am – 9:00 am Overview of today’s activities
9:00 am – 9:45 am Basic Proposal Elements: Activities
9:45 am – 10:30 am Basic Proposal Elements: Timelines and Personnel
10:30 am – 11:00 am Basic Proposal Elements: Outcomes and the Logic Model
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Basic Proposal Elements: Resources
1:00 pm – 1:30 am Basic Proposal Elements: Evaluation
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Participants review proposals
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Discussion of scoring and reasons for funding or not funding
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Present and discuss individual one-page abstract with group
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Summary, Q&A, and Next Steps

Description:

Our comprehensive workshop covers the diversity of donors, key search engines, and converting ideas into fundable projects or research. After the workshop, you will understand how to navigate the world of grant procurement, identify the critical sections of successful proposals, and demonstrate the excellence and innovation that propels your project or research beyond other submissions. You will also understand the diversity of the funding community and how to respond to various guidelines.

The training addresses the overall strategic plan for writing grants, including: needs statement, mission, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation, key personnel, and budgets. Our instructors will engage you in interactive exercises, writing, lectures, and discussions to better understand how to research, write, and develop your specific project.

Our curriculum targets:

  • Beginners seeking to acquire the techniques to research and draft grant-winning proposals for various funders
  • Experienced grant writers looking to polish existing skills and receive updates about funding trends

You will learn how to:

  • Comprehend the diversity of the funding community
  • Research and identify potential donors
  • Create the right fit with the selected funding agency
  • Address the guidelines of proposals
  • Identify and effectively write the key elements of a proposal
  • Integrate each component of the grant into the final product
  • Develop focused and realistic budgets
  • Package a professional grant submission
  • Write winning grants that stand out among competition

 Dr. Mathilda Harris

Dr. Mathilda Harris (Tillie) is the Executive Director of the Grant Training Center. During the past twenty five years she has written grants, conducted workshops on grant planning, developed strategic plans on grant procurement and assisted individuals and institutions nationally and internationally to successfully write and receive funding from federal, corporate, private, foundation and multi-lateral donors. She has served as a reader and evaluator of grant competitions for the U.S. Department of Education, the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education, The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

She holds a doctorate from The George Washington University (Washington, DC), an M.A. from the University of Portland (Portland, Oregon) and a B.S. from the University of California (Berkeley).

Click for more information:  https://granttrainingcenter.com/workshop_description/1385?utm_source=1360&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ol

Jul
14
Fri
NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) Webinar Series @ Free and Online
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

July 14: 12PM EST: Data Management – Catherine Dillon, BS, CCRP

2017 CTMC WEBINAR SERIES
Meeting URL: https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/ctmc-webinars/
Select “Enter as a Guest” -type your name and you will be entered into the meeting room.
To view and hear the content please join on a computer or device with speakers.

The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is an intensive, engaging program designed to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Neurology Institute, and the University of Iowa, Los Angeles BioMed, and the University of Michigan. The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Previous CTMC webinars are archived on the course website https://nett.umich.edu/training/ctmc

The Clinical Trials Methodology Course is supported by NINDS R25: NS088248 and is administered by the University of Michigan, the University of Iowa, and Los Angeles BioMed. Additional support is provided by the American Academy of Neurology.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this enduring material (April 28 – November 17, 2017) for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each webinar is eligible for up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions, or to receive notifications for the webinars: ninds-ctmc-info@umich.edu

Jul
21
Fri
NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) Webinar Series @ Free and Online
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

July 21: 12PM EST: Study drug formulation and supply issues – Pat Bolger, RPh, MBA

2017 CTMC WEBINAR SERIES
Meeting URL: https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/ctmc-webinars/
Select “Enter as a Guest” -type your name and you will be entered into the meeting room.
To view and hear the content please join on a computer or device with speakers.

The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is an intensive, engaging program designed to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Neurology Institute, and the University of Iowa, Los Angeles BioMed, and the University of Michigan. The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Previous CTMC webinars are archived on the course website https://nett.umich.edu/training/ctmc

The Clinical Trials Methodology Course is supported by NINDS R25: NS088248 and is administered by the University of Michigan, the University of Iowa, and Los Angeles BioMed. Additional support is provided by the American Academy of Neurology.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this enduring material (April 28 – November 17, 2017) for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each webinar is eligible for up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions, or to receive notifications for the webinars: ninds-ctmc-info@umich.edu

Sep
7
Thu
2017 National Workshop on Developing a Resesarch Agenda for Connected Rural Communities (CRC17) @ University of Virginia
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day

The University of Virginia is convening a national workshop to define overarching challenges, explore opportunities, develop collaborations, and build strategies toward a research agenda to advance quality of life in under-connected (medium, small, remote, and rural) communities. Specifically, discussions will be through the lens of how technology, communications, and networking can advance polycentric development. The meeting will bring together researchers, practitioners, non-government and nonprofit organizations, industry partners, government representatives, and community stakeholders to identify and articulate opportunities for high-impact research.

The meeting will be held at the University of Virginia, on September 7-8th, 2017.

Due to sponsorship by the National Science Foundation, invited attendees are eligible for a stipend to offset travel costs (see workshop website for details).

POSITION PAPER: Participation in CRC17 is by invitation only. Interested members of the community must submit a position paper in order to be considered for invitation. Position papers should explore challenges and opportunities around the topics outlined in the program agenda. Proposers can take one (or more) of the following approaches to composing the position papers: (1) articulating overarching challenges in rural communities, (2) describe ongoing relevant research, or (3) propose forward-looking research efforts/agendas. Paper can be submitted at the workshop website below or at https://cps-vo.org/group/CRC17/submit-paper

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Jack Stankovic (UVA, Workshop Chair), Karen Rheuban (UVA, Co-Chair), Radha Poovendran (UW), Marcia Ward (Iowa RTRC), Mani Srivastava (UCLA), Kathy Wibberly (MATRC), Insup Lee (UPenn), Glenn Ricart (US Ignite), Tho Nguyen (UVA).

Please see the workshop website for specific agenda: https://cps-vo.org/group/CRC17
Programmatic contact: Tho Nguyen, ntho@virginia.edu
Logistical contact: Debbie Rose, dcr4f@virginia.edu or Beth Shannon, eds5h@virginia.edu

Sep
8
Fri
NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) Webinar Series @ Free and Online
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

September 8: 12PM EST:  Good Clinical Practice – Marianne Kearney Chase and Dixie Ecklund, RN, MSN, MBA

2017 CTMC WEBINAR SERIES

Meeting URL: https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/ctmc-webinars/
Select “Enter as a Guest” -type your name and you will be entered into the meeting room.
To view and hear the content please join on a computer or device with speakers.

The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is an intensive, engaging program designed to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Neurology Institute, and the University of Iowa, Los Angeles BioMed, and the University of Michigan. The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Previous CTMC webinars are archived on the course website https://nett.umich.edu/training/ctmc

The Clinical Trials Methodology Course is supported by NINDS R25: NS088248 and is administered by the University of Michigan, the University of Iowa, and Los Angeles BioMed. Additional support is provided by the American Academy of Neurology.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this enduring material (April 28 – November 17, 2017) for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each webinar is eligible for up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Questions, or to receive notifications for the webinars: ninds-ctmc-info@umich.edu

 

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