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NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Anita McRae-Williams
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 M. Meyers, M.D.
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.
June 27, 2018
Lanay 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
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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Shelley Carow
December 11, 2015
Shelley Carow

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

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Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
November 05, 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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Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
October 01, 2014
Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.

Are you applying for an NIH grant? Make sure you have read and followed all the instructions in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA). Some applicants haven’t been following instructions, and this has caused problems with their grant applications.

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