Updated: Slides posted from Dr. Susan Newcomer’s talk on NIH funding

Updated 5/5: Slides from Dr. Newcomer’s talk have been posted on Bridge.


The OHSU Institute on Development & Disability is excited to host Susan Newcomer, Ph.D., Program Official, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), who is coming to share insider tips on how to successfully obtain funding from NICHD and other institutes in her talk “Leaping Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: Understanding the NIH Funding Process.”

The presentation begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the School of Nursing, room 144.

About the speaker

Dr. Newcomer holds a Ph.D. in population studies from the University of North Carolina. She is responsible for managing the Population Dynamics Branch potrfolio of extramural research on reproductive health including social and behavioral research on fertility, contraceptive use, and AIDS/HIV risk research. Prior to joining the Branch in 1988, she was the national director of education for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Her own research has focused on teen pregnancy prevention, sexual behavior, and contraceptive use.

For more information please contact Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D.