Clinical News

Upcoming Finance Workday sessions with Marsha Cannon:

  • Aug. 10 and Aug. 24

Upcoming Open Forum Q&A Sessions*:

Wednesday, Aug. 18, 20214:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 20212:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.

*Email to receive the Zoom link.

Office of Faculty Development

Pediatrics New Faculty Orientation

All new faculty in the Pediatrics Department are invited to join OFD for New Faculty Orientation on Sept. 10, 2021, from 1–5 p.m. in NWT 10A. Faculty who started in 2020 and were unable to attend the virtual New Faculty Orientation last September are welcome to attend. Please note, there has been a slight time adjustment and a new location. The program will include an introduction to various offices and policies within the Department of Pediatrics including, promotion policies, OFD’s mission and resources, how to prosper in an academic environment, and Diversity 1.0-2.0. Please RSVP here:

CEP and Promotions Process Workshop

Thank you all who attended our CEP and Promotions process workshop on July 23. As promised, a recording of the presentation is available here: and a copy of the slides is available here: Feel free to contact Megan Shaffer, administrative coordinator of the Office of Faculty Development, at, if you have any questions regarding WUPS or CEPs.

See OFD News

Faculty Feature

Nicole Brossier, MD, PhD

Nicole Brossier comes from nowhere or everywhere, depending on how you look at it.  She lived in three different states before her third birthday and has continued hopping around the country ever since.  Fast-forwarding some years… Read more.

Funded Awards

June 2021 – Congratulations to Mohamed Abdelbaki, Francis Cole, Megan Cooper, Patricia Dickson, Stephanie Fritz, Sarah Garwood, Kara Hennelly, Keith Hruska, David Hunstad, S. Celeste Morley, Jessica Pittman, David Rosen, Daniel Rosenbluth, David Rudnick, Marco Sardiello and Kristine Wylie.

Funding Opportunities

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R01 Series – new: Oct. 5
U01 – new: Oct. 5
K Series – new: Oct. 12
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: Oct. 16
R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: Oct. 25

2021 Cycle 2 Siteman Investment Program Research Development Awards. Statement of Intent Submission due Sept. 1, 2021 by 4p.m. (CST)

KL2 Career Development Award Program. Fall applications due Sept. 1, 2021 by 5p.m. (CST).  Current or incoming junior faculty.  Pediatric applicants encouraged.

K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology. Applications due Sept. 15, 2021 by 5p.m. (CST).

For COVID-19 related funding opportunities, please visit the OVCR COVID-19 website.

Education & Postdoctoral Opportunities

Master of Population Health Sciences Fall 2021. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Courses start Aug. 23, 2021.

Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics. Applications due July 31, 2021.

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation Fall 2021. Applications due Aug. 1, 2021.

TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees. Read more.

IT News

The Pediatrics website is getting a facelift! As part of an effort to standardize websites across the Medical School, the Department of Pediatrics’ website will move to a new content management system. The migration will happen in phases: 

  1. Division websites
  2. Lab websites
  3. Main Pediatrics website 

The ID division website launched Aug. 2! Check it out:

Research News

Research Data Storage Rate Change – Effective Immediately.  Research Infrastructure Services (RIS) is pleased to announce data storage platform rates for both Active and Archive consumption and subscription levels will be reduced in FY22 (see RIS Rate Change).

The guidance for research visitors has been updated (see Research Visitors).

NIH – FAQs for Other Support and Foreign Components

The NIH recently released several new and updated FAQs related to disclosure of Other Support.