Leaping the Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: Getting NIH Funding
Join us for a special talk and introduction to the culture of the US National Institutes of Health. Learn about how the NIH functions, the process of receiving an award from application to review to funding, and suggestions on grant writing including mechanisms, tips and things to avoid.
With special guest Susan Newcomer, National Institutes of Health
Thursday, October 23, 2014
11:00AM ‐ 12:00 PM
UCLA Public Affairs Bldg. – 4240
About: Susan F. Newcomer holds a 1984 Ph.D. in population studies from the University of North Carolina, an M.S. in educational administration from Iowa State University, and a B.A. in psychology and Chinese from Barnard College. She is responsible for managing the Branch portfolio of extramural research on reproductive health including social and behavioral research on fertility, contraceptive use and AIDS/HIV risk research. Prior to joining the Branch in 1988, she was the national director of education for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Her own research has focused on teen pregnancy prevention, sexual behavior, and contraceptive use.