Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

Dermatology Foundation - Clinical Career Development Award in Health Care Policy

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The Dermatology Foundation (DF) Research Awards Program is accepting applications for the Clinical Career Development Award in Health Care Policy. The award supports the establishment and development of health policy careers for dermatologists. Health policy research includes outcome studies, information system development, and evaluation of methods for delivery and practice of population-based dermatology. The environment of the candidate, the quality of project, and the ability of the project to clarify the place of dermatologic practice in the changing health care environment will be the primary criteria used to select an award recipient

Applicant eligibility requirements:

  • M.D.; M.D., Ph.D.; or D.O. degree
  • Completed training in a United States dermatology residency program
  • Faculty member in a department or division of dermatology
  • Formal relationship with an organization with recognized expertise in health policy research (e.g., school of public health, health policy institute, etc).
  • Must devote 75 percent or more of time to clinical research
  • Clinically-oriented investigator in the early stages of academic career
  • Strong institutional commitment for the individual's career development
  • Not a recipient of an NIH career development award

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to a 1-page summary of the research questions and aims of the proposed project and a 2-page biographical sketch.


Stipend of $55,000 per year and may be renewed for two additional years.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

October 15, 2009


URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

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