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Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals: A Workshop by David Morrison, Ph.D.

MICHR Education

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Event Details

A unique opportunity regardless of your experience – 
open to everyone interested in developing their NIH grant writing skills.

Co-sponsored by the UMMS Office of Research and the MICHR Education and Mentoring Group, this widely acclaimed seminar comprehensively addresses practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal writing process (with emphasis on NIH applications). Attention is given to such things as developing ideas, identifying appropriate granting agencies, writing for reviewers, and strategies that are valuable in presenting an applicant’s case to reviewers. Strategies designed to garner a fundable priority score are presented.
Participants will learn to prepare a competitive grant proposal by:

  • incorporating knowledge of the peer review process in a persuasive research description
  • formulating a focused research plan that incorporates well-formulated hypotheses, rationales, specific objectives, and long-range research goals
  • developing and justifying a budget for the proposed research activities
  • using existing resources at the University of Michigan in research proposal development
  • avoiding many common grant writing mistakes.

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What Past Participants Have Said About Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals:

"This workshop was one of the best experiences I have had at the University of Michigan.  My only regret is to not have know about David Morrison earlier in my career."

"Dr. Morrison is an expert speaker who gives very real-world advice and suggestions in a very tough field."

"Unbelievably good presentation...I can't believe how helpful this was.  By the end I felt like: finally I GET how to do this after struggling for so long."

The Presenter:
David Morrison, Ph.D., has been continuously funded as a principal investigator for more than 30 years from NIH, foundations, and industry. He has served as a member of multiple national review panels and advisory groups. He received the first ever Faculty Service Award from the Mayo Center for Translational Sciences Activities.  Dr. Morrison, a co-founder and member of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops, LLC, is one of the most sought after presenters of workshops on writing NIH grant proposals.

Agenda: View the agenda.


Fee:  $125 for UM Participants (payable by shortcode or credit card)
         $150 for Non-UM Participants

All those registered as of October 30, 2013 will receive The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook – National Institutes of Health Version (a $75.00 value) as well as other course materials.

Refund Policy:

  • For cancellations received on or before October 11, 2013 – a full refund will be given.
  • For cancellations received after October 11, 2013 – no refund can be given, but the registrant will be sent their copy of the workbook / course materials shortly after the event.

CME Credit:
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Light refreshments will be served in the morning and afternoon, but participants will obtain lunch on their own (the UMHS cafeteria is in close proximity to the Dow Auditorium). View options for lunch.

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Contact us at or 734-998-6428 with any questions about the workshop.

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When & Where

Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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