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 AskCHIS Workshops

Advanced AskCHIS
May 10, 2017
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (PDT)
Builds on basic AskCHIS skills. Participants will learn how to work with multiple CHIS variables, generate bivariate tables, and export data tables and graphs. RSVP.
May 17, 2017
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (PDT)
Narrowing the geographic focus, users will find health data by legislative district, city, and ZIP Code on AskCHIS Neighborhood Edition (NE). They will learn how to export excel data and visualizations generated on AskCHIS NE to use in online and printed reports. RSVP.



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Learn How To Apply For Funding With The National Institutes Of Health

On August 9, Nicole Maestas, PhD, Director of the Center for Disability Research and a Senior Economist at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, Ca, presented a webinar that provided tips on how to compete for some of the $31.2 billion in medical research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The webinar entitled, Constructing Successful NIH Proposals by Thinking Like a Reviewer goes beyond the formal application process to describe what you need to know to successfully compete for funding from the NIH, one of the world’s foremost medical research centers. Learn how to build a successful grant application, including understanding how to design your approach according to NIH scoring criteria.

Visit NIH's webpage for additional information on funding categories and award process. Additional information is available at NIH Guide for Grants, Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet), and the Common Fund.

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What You Should Know Prior to Submitting Any NIH Application
Source:  Constructing Successful NIH Proposals by Thinking Like a Reviewer, Nicole Maestas, PhD, Director of the Center for Disability Research and RAND Corporation Senior Economist.

Review Process for a Research Grant Diagram
Source: NIH

Peer Review of NIH Research Grant Applications
Source:  Anthony M. Coelho, Jr., Ph.D., Former Review Policy Officer, NIH Office of Extramural Research

Nicole Maestas Bio