Mentors Helping Ignite a 'Spark' for Science  
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Grant Writing Coaches Discuss their Experience Teaching NRMN Rising Scientists

NRMN's four group coaching models for grant writing differ from one another with respect to the duration of the program, specific teaching methods used, as well as the level and type of subject matter included. Each program is best suited to rising investigators at a particular stage of their research career. Learn about how NRMN is disseminating these models on a national scale, with help from grant writing coaches. 

Click here, or on either image (above or below) to view the complete article, including interviews with NRMN grant writing coaches, descriptions of the various models, and more.

Above: Moon Chen (center) with NRMN Principal Investigator Kola Okuyemi (to Chen's right/ viewer's left) and the cohort of mentees, coaches and staff at the kickoff session of the NRMN-P³ program at UC Davis
Dr. Meredith Bond Honored with the First AAMP- NRMN Excellence in Mentoring Award at AAMP 30th Annual Meeting

During the 30th annual AAMP Meeting this October, the AAMP Academic Leadership Forum presented the first AAMP- NRMN Excellence in Mentoring Award to Dr. Meredith Bond of Cleveland State University.

Click here to read more about this award, and the AAMP 30th annual meeting.

Members of NRMN "Meet and Greet" Each Other at SACNAS and ABRCMS

This October at SACNAS 2016 in Long Beach, CA, and then again at ABRCMS 2016 in November in Tampa, FL, NRMN hosted a special "Meet and Greet" networking event to bring together conference attendees. The first of their kind, these events invited all members of the NRMN community in attendance at the two conferences to mingle with one another, and offered opportunities for those less familiar with NRMN to gain inspiration from hearing from current NRMN members who all share a passion for the importance of mentoring to success in science.
NRMN Southeast Training in Puerto Rico Begins this Thursday, November 17

This week marks the beginning of NRMN's second "Southeast Training" event, hosted by NRMN through the Research Resources and Outreach Core (RROC). Participants will convene at the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, and take part in any number of the scheduled events which include grantsmanship coaching sessions, mentor training workshops and training for those who aim to facilitate their own mentor training at their home institutions.

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Resubmitting a Grant Proposal?
Last Chance to Apply!: Deadline is TOMORROW for the new 
Grant Writing Coaching Group focusing on R01-A1 applications

Application Deadline 

Tomorrow, Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016 

In-person Kickoff
Feb. 9-10, 2017 in Dallas, TX 

Subsequent Online Sessions:
Scheduled as needed
For More Details and to Apply:  Click here
GUMSHOE Cohort 3 Kicks Off at Wayne State

The third cohort of NRMN's GUMSHOE grant writing coaching group convened at Wayne State University in late September for the program's kickoff session. 

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Dr. Kola Okuyemi Receives $1.5M NIH Renewal Grant for 
Cancer-Related Health Disparities Training

NRMN Principal Investigator Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, director of the Program in Health Disparities Research and professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota, received a $1.5 million renewal grant to educate researchers to reduce cancer-related health disparities among underserved populations. 

Click here to read the announcement on the University of Minnesota website.

NRMN-CAN 2nd Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference
NRMN-CAN held its 2 nd Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference,
Passport to Success: From Networking to Grantsmanship, October 30 - November 1, 2016 at the Big Ten Conference Center in Rosemont, IL. 

Click here  to read about the activities of the 70 attendees from 15 institutions.

NRMN Master Facilitators Continue to Expand Capacity
The NRMN Master Facilitators Initiative now includes a cadre of 41 individuals representing 20 institutions and organizations from 12 states, DC, and Puerto Rico who help meet the national demand for culturally responsive mentorship programming. They provide mentor, mentee, and facilitator training for diverse populations across career stages, with emphasis on the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences.

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NRMN Releases New Health Research Talks
In partnership with the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), NRMN continues this series of health research talks with two new sessions:  Why Do Researchers Need Biostatistics? Analytical Plan, Power and Sample Size featuring Sejong Bae, PhD, and What are Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER), Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR), and Pragmatic Trials? featuring Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MSc.

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