Special Grant Funding Strategy Session for Deans and Department Chairs

Des Moines, IA US
April 19, 2017


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  • Differentiate between the various NIH funding mechanisms, and summarize the pros and cons of each. 
  • Evaluate a research project for NIH eligibility and competitiveness, and determine which mechanism is most appropriate / best match based on project variables including budget, time line/duration, PI/Research Team qualifications and experience, and maturity of project concept / preliminary data. 
  • Recommend the pursuit of NIH funding with confidence when applicable/appropriate, and support the Researcher through the NIH application process. 


Jacklyn Sutcivni

Jackie’s career as a grant writer spans a broad range of disciplines. Since 2000, she has helped institutions of higher education, healthcare agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities obtain more than $87 million dollars in grant funding. A former research assistant, healthcare professional, public administrator, staff grantwriter for higher education, and small business owner, Jackie brings a range of skills and experience to every engagement. Specializing in federal grant submissions, her expertise in federal grant program design, implementation, and management are immediately evident. She is especially skilled in advancing initiatives through the development of multi-partner and consortium grant proposals and balancing faculty and administrative perspectives. 

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Ms. Sutcivni has no conflicts with commercial interests to disclose.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.50 AOA Category 2­A
    • 1.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.50 CPME
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    04/19/2017 - 8:30am CDT
    Event ends: 
    04/19/2017 - 10:00am CDT
    Des Moines University
    3200 Grand Avenue
    AC South Boardroom
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    United States

    Continuing Education Credit

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.5 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
    • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.5 continuing education contact hours.

    Educational Grants

    No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

    Available Credit

    • 1.50 AOA Category 2­A
    • 1.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.50 CPME


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