NIH Fundamentals Workshop

Recorded On: 08/09/2023

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NIH Fundamentals Workshop 

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

10:00 – 1:30 pm Pacific
11:00 am - 2:30 pm Mountain
Noon -  3:30 pm Central
1:00 – 4:30 pm Eastern 


This workshop provides a primary basis of understanding of applications to and awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This workshop will give you the basics and we will walk you through the grants process, and give you an overview of key resources and websites you will need to be successful. The program is perfect for someone new to Research Administration, as well as for Research Administrators seeking to expand their knowledge of NIH. The curriculum provides an overview of the policies and procedures essential to preparing successful applications to and managing grant awards from the NIH.

Learning Objectives

Major content areas covered include:

  1. NIH overall structure, culture, and organization;
  2. Developing and submitting NIH grant applications;
  3. The peer review process;
  4. Post-Award administration;
  5. Tips and tricks.



Kasima Garst

Systems Policy Analyst, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA)

National Institutes of Health

Brian Sass-Hurst

Assistant Grants Compliance Officer, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA), Division of Grants Compliance and Oversight (DGCO)

National Institutes of Health

Priyanga Tuovinen

Assistant Grants Policy Officer

National Institutes of Health

Participants receive 4 hours of continuing education credits.

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Member Price: $255.00 Non-Member Price: $310.00

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