The purpose of this grant is to give faculty with limited or no research experience the opportunity to research a clinically-based problem as a principal investigator). Eligible faculty members include those in all SHP disciplines who are teaching in clinical sites, departmental clinical faculty, and other practitioners who are aligned with KU HealthPartners, Inc. The grant award is intended to encourage the study of a clinical problem of interest that informs clinical practice and produces a scholarly outcome, such as the development of a clinical protocol, patient teaching tool, article for publication, or other artifact.
This award is given annually in the amount of $5000, pending adequate resources. Completion of the project is expected within 12 months of award receipt. An abstract of the study must be submitted to the Faculty Practice Committee when completed.
A total of $20,000 is available for research support starting July 1. These funds may be given out as a single award or multiple smaller awards. Therefore, applications of any amount (up to $20,000) will be considered. All full-time and part-time KU School of Health Professions faculty members are eligible for funding. Preferences will be given to proposals with a strong potential for external funding. Evidence of such potential include, but are not limited to, the following: pink sheets from proposals submitted and receiving good scores, but not funded; history of previous funding (not limited to KU Medical Center history); evidence of completion of research projects such as publications. The proposal should include a plan for external funding. Deadline for 2013 SHP Research Funding Proposals is 5 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2013.
Please refer to the request for research funding proposals document for more detailed information on the application process.