2015 Announcement (PDF)
The University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute is pleased to announce the request for nominations recognizing an outstanding administrator for the Research Grant Administrator Award. The recipients of this award last year were Dwayne Boettcher (Health Professions), Anca Geana (KU Cancer Center) and Laura Herbelin (Neurology).
The Research Grant Administrator Award recognizes and honors significant administrative support in the research or sponsored programs enterprise of University of Kansas Medical Center, at Kansas City, Salina, and Wichita. The awards are made in conjunction with Faculty Research Day, on October 27, 2015 at KUMC Kansas City. Recipients of awards will be selected in advance and each will be recognized for their accomplishments as part of the Faculty Research Day activities.
Eligibility: Any KUMC, Kansas City, Salina, or Wichita based department (basic or clinical), or School level classified or unclassified full time staff member who assists faculty in proposal development and/or post award grant management is eligible for this award. Nominees from KU Hospital and KUPI clinical research support staff, i.e., clinical trial nurses, clinical trial administrators, etc are also eligible. Staff members of the Research Institute are not eligible. Faculty members, scientists, research assistants or other personnel who are major contributors to the conduct of research are not eligible. In some cases, the research administrator may assist the research program, but the primary responsibility should be pre/post award management.
Research Grant Administrator Awards ($350): It is possible that one or more awards could be made in each of the schools: Health Professions, Medicine (KC/Salina/Wichita) and Nursing. Previous winners are not eligible.
Submission of Material: The committee strongly encourages nomination by Department Chairs, faculty or research committees. The nominating material should include:
These awards are given to research and/or sponsored programs support administrators who have contributed significant support to research and have a high potential for sustained productive research support in the future. Submissions will then be reviewed and ranked by the directors of the KUMC Research Institute with recommendations to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration for a final decision.
Please submit supporting documents in one electronic PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM, Friday, August 14, 2015.
For questions or additional information contact Kelly Robertson at 913/588-5436, email@example.com
Dwayne Boettcher, Health Professions Anca Geana, KU Cancer Center Laura Herbelin, Neurology