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Updated 12/6/21

COVID-19 Information

Students, faculty, staff, and visitors to all OHIO campuses are required to wear masks indoors in public/shared spaces, regardless of vaccination status.

Reminder: The OHIO COVID Process: It is important that everyone understand the protocols in place if you should become exposed or infected. 1) Call the COVID Hotline. 2) Complete the COVID-19 Incident Report. 3) Get tested, if applicable. 4) Work with the health department. If you have any questions, please contact COVIDoperations@ohio.edu.

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Search, Solve & Sprinf Forward, 2022 Safety-Net Symposium, Speaker Request!

So you have knowledge or expertise you think would benefit charitable health care?  Are you good at writing grants?  Can you speak to Student-Run Free Clinics?  Do you excel in fundraising? If so you could be a speaker at the 2022 Safety-Net Symposium!

The Safety-Net Symposium brings together charitable health care organizations from around the state and region for two full days of education and networking to better serve the medically underserved. The 2022 Safety-Net Symposium will be held in Columbus, Ohio from April 29-30, 2022. 

We welcome speaker proposals for any topic that benefits charitable health care providers and the patients they serve. Whether it's around clinical best-practice or nonprofit management, COVID-19, grant writing, or creating a program, we invite all who wish to present to submit a proposal. The wider the array of topics and presentations we have, the stronger our Symposium will be. Do you know someone who would be a great presenter? Feel free to forward this email to them!

All proposals are due December 10, 2021, by 5:00 pm!


OHIO Libraries research tool delivers full-text articles with a single click

With just a single click, the new browser extension LibKey Nomad moves seamlessly between the publisher websites and the University Libraries' online journal subscriptions to deliver one-click article access to important research information.


Ryan White Part B HIV Client Services (RW22)

The Ohio Department of health (OSH), Office of the Medial Director, Bureau of Infectious Diseases (BID) announces the ability to grant funds to support a comprehensive HIV/AIDS continuum of care for core medical and support services.

All electronic applications and attachments are due by 4:00 p.m., Monday, January 10, 2022.  Applications received after the due date will not be considered for funding.  Faxed, hand-delivered or mailed applications will not be accepted.

Electronic application components must be submitted via the on-line Grants management Information System (GMIS).  For new staff requiring GMIS access, you must successfully complete GMIS training offered by ODH.

There will be a bidder's meeting to review the solicitation on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 10:00am to 12:00pm to provide guidance and answer questions related to the solicitation.  to participate on the meeting, please join 682042763@t.plcm.vc or dial 1-614-721-2972, phone conference ID 522073195

click here to link to the original notification document for full details.

If you have questions, please contact Laurie Rickert at laurie.rickert@odh.ohio.gov.


HHS Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge

Sharing an HHS funding opportunity, submission deadline is 12/17/2021:

https://www.challenge.gov/?challenge=hhs-postpartum-equity-in-care-challenge Innovative methods to improve equity of postpartum care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native women enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), including follow-up care for diabetes, postpartum depression and/or postpartum anxiety, hypertension, and substance use disorders (SUD)


Reproductive Health and Wellness Program (RHWP) Competitive Solicitation

Health and Wellness Program (RHWP) competitive grant funds to comprehensively address issues of reproductive health and wellness with a focus on populations in greatest need and identified priorities. Funds will be available for applicants to ensure there is an organized effort to improve the overall health and well-being of women and men by promoting healthy lifestyles and encouraging the establishment of a reproductive life plan.

All potential applicants are encouraged to attend a Bidders’ conference that will be held via teleconference/webinar on Thursday November 4, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00. p.m. The Bidders conference will provide an opportunity for interested parties to learn more about the Solicitation. Information regarding the time and instructions on accessing the webinar will be posted to the Reproductive Health and Wellness Program web page at https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/reproductive-health-and-wellness-program/grant-information

All electronic applications and attachments are due by 4:00 p.m., Monday December 6, 2021. Applications received after the due date will not be considered for funding. Faxed, hand-delivered or mailed applications will not be accepted.
Electronic application components must be submitted via the on-line Grants Management Information System (GMIS). New staff requiring GMIS access must successfully complete GMIS training offered by ODH.

Access to the complete ODH flyer is available online. 


2022 I-Corps@Ohio Request for Proposals

Applications being accepted beginning November 9, 2021

Deadline to apply is January 16, 2022 @ 11:59pm

Who Can Apply?

I-Corps@Ohio funds will be offered on a competitive basis to teams of faculty researchers and graduate students developing institution-based technologies from Ohio colleges and universities. Under the supervision of business and entrepreneurial mentors, teams will develop market-driven value propositions and scalable business models around their technologies and attract follow on funding to support company formation and market entry.

Application Process:

Registration, Timeline, and Proposal Preparation Instructions

The I-Corps@Ohio proposal submission process consists of five steps:

  1. mandatory meeting with the appropriate TTO representative(s) at the PI’s institution;
  2. team selection of technology track (science and engineering or medtech);
  3. registration of all team members in the online portal;
  4. proposal submission; and
  5. full team interview with I-Corps@Ohio program representatives.

The online profile and submission questionnaire will open in mid-November 2021. Deadline to apply is January 16, 2022 (11:59 PM).  The PI may complete this information or designate another member of the team as the lead member. Subsequent members of the team will be invited to join by the lead member through the application portal and must complete his or her profile. 

For full details click here.


RTT Collaborative’s Annual Scholarly Intensive

This event will be held Thursday and Friday, January 20 – 21, 2022. Registration will be opening soon and more information can be found on the website.


Seeking Entrees for the OAGE 2022 Innovation and Aging Student Award

This award highlights innovative products, services, programs, technologies, and designs that promote the well-being and quality of life of older persons. Entries can range from well thought out ideas that are on the drawing board to developed products, programs, and services that are in use today.

New to this year’s award:

  • Accepting both individual and team entries.
  • Zoom information sessions on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. and Monday, February 7, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. to discuss the innovation process, award requirements and timelines, and to answer any questions.
  • A structured application that will lead students through the innovation process.
  • Encouraging students from non-aging majors (e.g., engineering, business, architecture, communications, fine arts) to submit entries. 
  • The winner and honorable mentions will be recognized at the 2022 OAGE Conference on Aging at Youngstown State University, April 7-8, 2022.

Please share the attached flyer with your students and consider making the idea generation process a part of your class assignments. In addition, share this opportunity with your colleagues in non-aging programs and majors across your campus.

To submit an entry, visit http://oage.org/aging-innovation-award/

To sign-up for an informational session, visit  https://forms.gle/j1FzRJBuLho8qoME6

To view our 2021 winning entry, visit http://oage.org/2021-oage-aging-and-innovation-student-award/  

The Submission Deadline March 4, 2022.

NEW Medicaid Technical Assistance & Policy Program (MedTAPP)

  •  MedTAPP is open to Ohio-based clinician or university faculty researchers and staff who may have interest and experience in applied health policy research and technical assistance (social sciences, economics, statistics, etc.). For more information, please view the news brief and flyer.

Re: mass recruitment emails to all OHIO faculty, staff or students

Researchers who would like to send mass recruitment emails to OHIO faculty, staff and/or students must do so through the university’s communications and marketing department using their project request form.

When they receive your request and text, they will format the email within Emma and send you a PDF copy that you can submit to the IRB for review. Once you have IRB approval, notify UCM and they will distribute the email. It is recommended to reach out to UCM prior to submitting to the IRB. If your project has already been approved and you need to send a mass email university-wide, you will need to submit an IRB amendment and upload the PDF copy so that compliance can review the email. Currently, compliance has been quickly approving these amendments.


Faculty/Staff Travel Approval Process | UCM Request Form | | Request For Statistical Support | CTRU Utilization Policy


QI22 Quality Innovations in the Continuum of HIV Care

Ohio Department of Health: 

Follow the link(s) below to get additional information.
QI22 Quality Innovations in the Continuum of HIV Care.pdf

Statistical Support

Janet Simon will provide Statistical Support for CHSP as part of a new role for her in leading combined statistical support services with CHSP and HCOM.

The link to request statistical support can be found on this page: https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/research/org/faculty-and-staff/research-services-and-resources.

We have scheduled the 2022 Student Expo for Thursday, April 07, 2022!

We are still working on the details, and COVID-willing we will be back in person!

Research Restart Updates

New NIH Extramural Nexus Newsletter Now Available

The September NIH Extramural Nexus Newsletter has been released.  This month's edition included important information about "Clarified Guidance for Applicants Preparing Applications During the COVID-19 Pandemic."

A digital version of the complete newsletter is available online.

REDCap Updates

NEW REDCap: The Office of Information Technology has announced a new partnership with the Department of Psychology and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Research Unit (CTRU) to offer REDCap, a robust and HIPAA-compliant survey tool ideal for collecting data in community settings or multi-site projects. Click here for more information.

Researcher Resources from Nature

The journal Nature provides valuable resources for researchers at all levels of their career.  Resources include a Careers Toolkit and information on the Business of Science.  Links to these resources and other helpful information also be found on the ORG Faculty and Staff Research Services and Resources webpage.

Statistical Core for Health and Medicine

The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Health Science Professions are happy to announce a new partnership. The Statistical Core for Health and Medicine will provide services for students, faculty, and staff of both colleges to expand productivity and collaborative efforts in clinical, translational, and population health practice effective July 1. To request services, please follow the link provided here Request For Statistical Support. For more information, please contact ctru@ohio.edu or visit the website.

Change in Mass Emailing Management

OHIO's Office of Information Technology is no longer able to facilitate mass email requests.  This service is now provided by University Communication and Marketing.  Their email system offers University branded, mobile-friendly HTML emails, as well as access to analytics to track open rates, click rates and more.  To initiate a project request, please visit the UCM project request form.  If you have any questions, please visit: https://www.ohio.edu/ucm/email. (Please note that this change only speaks to emails that previously were supported through OIT.)

Searchable AHRQ Database Provides Access to Health Services Research Findings

Researchers looking for the latest research on topics ranging from diagnostic safety to primary care to health information technology can find it in AHRQ’s Research Studies database. Click here to access the database.

Concept for Stigma Research

The following concept was recently published on the Fogarty International Centers Website. This concept at this stage is a concept and there is no guarantee that an FOA will follow. We certainly hope so, but it depends on budget appropriations and having sufficient funds for the Program. Never the less, please know that we will work towards having an FOA with an application due date sometime in the late Fall 2021

Note: This is just a heads-up for getting your thoughts together.  Updates will follow as and when there is something to share.  Fogarty International Center: Interventions for Stigma Reduction to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle- Income Countries


The Research Computing Advisory Community seeking campus members

More information can be found on the website.

Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H)

ARPA-H is a proposed new federal health research agency intended to disperse quicker-turn-around, higher-risk research funding in priority areas where research progress has been deemed to be too slow. More information, along with registration for listening sessions, can be found here.


OHRP Offers Information

OHRP offers a selection of information videos for research volunteers to help them understand how research works and what to consider when deciding whether to participate in a study.

Funding Opportunities

Funding Resources website | Internal Awards Programs/ CHSP Internal Awards

College of Health Sciences and Professions Article Processing and Open Access Fund

The purpose of the Article Processing and Open Access Fund is to assist CHSP faculty in carrying out their scholarship activities in Open Access Journals. Open Access refers to the free access and distribution of research articles and books.

CHSP faculty engaged in scholarly activities are eligible to apply. Faculty with other sources of funding must expend those funds first. Priority will be given to pre-tenure faculty.

The applicant must prepare a brief (maximum 2-page) summary of the request. The proposal must include:
• A description of the request, including the scope and projected outcomes.
• A budget, including detailed rationale for how the funds will be used.
• Supporting documentation from the publisher, e.g., letter of acceptance, page charge invoice, contract showing the subvention fee, journal impact factor.

Submit your application online: https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_24A2ccZGnKn9fnw

If you have questions contact: Caroline Kingori, kingori@ohio.edu


Multiple funding opportunities available through OHIO's Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity oversees several Internal Award program to support the research, scholarship and creative activity of faculty, staff and students. Learn more about current internal funding opportunities online. 

Funding for Research and Creative Activity

Updated information for the Research Division Internal awards is available on the Funding Resources website. The 1804 and Konneker Fund awards will reopen Fall 2021.


Graduate Studies Research Updates

Updated 7/19/21

Student Travel Registration

Please see the new website for information on student registration for university travel.  It contains links to the form, the policy, and commonly asked questions.