Professional Development Workshop Series

Grant Opportunities for Early-Stage Investigators

Carol O'Connell, MPA.
Heather Ochs Balcom, PhD.

Carol O'Connell, MPA

Director of Grant Initiatives

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

University at Buffalo



Heather Ochs Balcom, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, MPH Program

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

School of Public Health and Health Professions

University at Buffalo


Tuesday, May 3, 2022

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Workshop to be held via the Zoom platform

This workshop will focus on the “K-to-R” transition for early-stage clinical researchers. Workshop leads will offer tips to help junior faculty prepare to transition from mentored career development awards, such as NIH K-awards, to independent, R-series grant submissions.

This program is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UL1TR0012-05 and 5KL2TR0013-05 to the University at Buffalo. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.