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|A newsletter for research & medical education||September 2008|
Maura Brennan MD, Division of General and Geriatric Medicine, Has Been Promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine
Grace Makari-Judson MD, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program Director, Has Been Promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine
Carol A. Rauch MD, PhD, Clinical Pathology Division Chief, Elected Chair of the Clinical Microbiology Division for the American Society for Microbiology
Dr. Rauch is currently serving as Chair-Elect for the first of a three-year commitment, and takes the reins as Chair in July, 2009. The ASM is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Its more than 43,000 members represent 27 disciplines of specialization, with more than 7,500 members formally affiliated with the Clinical Microbiology Division, the largest in the Society.
Jennifer Pacheco BS, HRPP Regulatory Coordinator in Baystate's IRB Office, Qualifies for Certifcation in IRB Management
Certification in IRB Management (CIM) is a designation provided by the National Association of IRB Managers (NAIM) that measures competency beyond the program where one is presently employed. Ms. Pacheco's CIM certification status indicates an up-to-date knowledge of IRB requirements to achieve successful research management outcomes. IRB Managers, members and researchers who have earned the CIM designation are currently in 46 states. Certification in IRB management also provides acknowledgement and recognition of an institution's commitment to quality.
Baystate Research Incubator Fund Call for Proposals
Letter of Intent Due October 10
The goal of this Fund is to provide support to encourage research by BMERF and BH physicians with the intent of securing external funding. Initial funding of projects approved in this next cycle begins in early 2009.
Grants are awarded for up to 3 years with rigorous mandatory annual review focused on progress towards stated goals. Total anticipated Year One disbursement is $100,000-$150,000 total with $20,000-$50,000 per grant.
The application process is in two-stages: those receiving approval for their Letter of Intent must submit a complete proposal by December 1. Interested investigators should visit the Academic Affairs site on eWorkplace.
Collaborative Biomedical Research (CBR) Program
Call for Proposals Due November 14th
Visit the CBR site for complete proposal guidelines.