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Office of Research

The Arnold School of Public Health promotes active faculty, research staff, and student engagement in scholarly activities and identifies and facilitates collaborative research opportunities in areas that are integral to the science and practice of public health.

In fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019), the Arnold School received more than $38.2 million in total extramural awards, including $32.7 million in research funding of which $18 million is from the National Institutes of Health.

The Arnold School also receives funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as well as from a variety of other federal, state, corporate, and private sources.


News and Updates

NIH Resubmission Bootcamp Workshop

On January 9, 2020 ASPH held an NIH Resubmission Bootcamp Workshop presented by Dr. Michael Beets, Professor, Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina. The faculty and staff had the opportunity to learn and ask questions about resubmitting an NIH proposal.

NIH Expanding Usage of Notices of Special Interest

This Notice informs the extramural community that NIH is expanding and formalizing the use of Notices of Special Interest (NOSI) posted in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts to announce interest in specific scientific research topics.

ASPH implemented a 4 full business days limit on extramural proposal submissions

ASPH implements a 4 full business days limit on proposal submissions. All completed proposals must be submitted in USCERA and Cayuse or any other sponsored electronic proposal system at least 4 full business days prior to the agency due date. This is to ensure enough time so that OoR staff can carefully check proposals for errors, and correct those prior to submission by SAM. The suggested lead time for full review is 7 full business days.

Corporate & Foundation Relations Workshop

On October 26, 2018 ASPH help a Corporate & Foundation Relations Workshop presented by Jennifer McCormack, CFRE, Director of Development, Corporate & Foundations Relations at the University of South Carolina. The faculty and staff had the opportunity to learn and ask questions about what it takes to apply for corporate/foundations funding. The full presentation is listed below.


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