eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop
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eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Open Chat Room & Open Phone Session With Workshop Mentors Pose your grant writing questions to NCI program managers. Objectives: * Grant writing questions addressed Agenda: * Mentors will answer questions from participants online and via phone eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Workshop Agenda: - Participants' questions and comments to grant writing mentors, Sabra Woolley, Connie Dresser and Chuck Rafferty - *News from the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch/ Behavioral Research Program at NCI - Sabra Woolley will give eHealth express grant writing workshop participants a preview of a new research priority at NCI: Mixing ethnographic methodologies and metrics to achieve sustainable behavioral change. Sabra will describe an upcoming NCI sponsored conference on this topic and encourage you to submit suggestions and examples for potential publication. eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Today’s Workshop Mentors: Connie Dresser, SBIR Mentor Sabra Woolley, Grantmanship Mentor Chuck Rafferty, Scientific Review Brad Hesse Guest Mentor eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Connie Dresser, SBIR Mentor Connie Dresser is the Program Director for the National Cancer Institute's Multimedia Technology/Health Communication SBIR/STTR Grant Program and the Acting NCI SBIR Liaison to the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health. Her program, which funds eHealth applications in nine research categories, has produced three Science and Business SBIR Showcases; and an informative web site for new and experienced applicants that highlights grant synthesis and developed products. She has championed eHealth research activities at NCI and with the Department of Health and Human Services. eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Sabra Woolley, PhD - Grantmanship Mentor Sabra Woolley is a medical anthropologist and Program Director in the Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. Her interests are focused on the cultural component of health seeking behaviors among diverse ethnic groups in the United States, as well as upon the study of biomedical practitioners as a cultural subgroup. Sabra manages a large portfolio of grants, many of them involving health disparities and communications issues. eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Chuck Rafferty - Scientific Review Mentor Chuck Rafferty a Scientific Review Administrator and Referral Officer at the Center for Scientific Review (CSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH). His main job is to manage peer-review of investigator-initiated grant applications related to health services research and environmental diseases and injuries. His main study section is the Health Services Organization and Delivery (HSOD) Study Section. He also runs a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) study section. In addition to his main job as a scientific review administrator, Chuck is also a Referral Officer in the CSR Division of Receipt and Referral where he looks at newly-arrived NIH grant applications and then assigns them to specific CSR study sections for review and to NIH Institutes and Centers for funding consideration. eHealth Express Grant Writing Workshop Today’s Workshop Guest: Brad Hesse, Director of the User Centered Informatics Research Laboratory. Brad Hesse is the Research Director of the User Centered Informatics Research Laboratory at NCI, will describe the new Laboratory (formerly the Usability Lab), and his vision for its future. and encourage participants to suggest ways health communication and informatics researchers can participate.