Biomedical Laboratory R&D Clinician Scientist Investigator (CSI) Award
Objective: To recognize and retain outstanding clinician scientists engaged in VA research while they continue to provide high quality and timely clinical care to Veterans.
Award levels: The Clinician Scientist Investigator (CSI) Award will allow for a Merit award extension of up to 2 additional years (for a total of 6 years) and up to 4 additional years (for a total of 8 years) for a Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator (SCSI) Award.
- A minimum 5/8th VA paid clinical appointment with a current BLRD Merit award at the time of submission of a competitive BLRD Merit renewal application.
- A competitive BLRD Merit renewal application which has received an excellent to very good score
(< 20th percentile).
- An outstanding record of scholarly productivity including national peer-reviewed research funding as Principal Investigator (co-investigator is not sufficient) for at least 8 years while serving as a VA clinician.
- A strong record of contribution to local and national VA research and/or clinical programs.
- In good standing with their Service Chief and/or Chief of Staff.
Nomination packet: The nomination packet should be a single pdf file with the following items:
- A cover sheet for the CSI Award
- A letter of support from the ACOS for R&D outlining how the longer-term award will be used to expand the investigator’s program and support the VA research program more broadly.
- A complete and current curriculum vitae for the nominee.
- A one-page summary of future studies that will be done if an extension is granted.
Submission Instructions: The nomination packet must be submitted by the nominee's research office as a single document to the VHABLRD-CSRD@va.gov mailbox.
Deadline: Two weeks prior to the BLRD funding decision meeting in mid-January and mid-July.
Point of Contact: Dr. Kimberlee Potter (Kimberlee.email@example.com).
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|CSI ||ASHKAR, TAREK ||Indianapolis, IN||Kidney Disorders|
|CSI ||BURTON, EDWARD ||Pittsburgh, PA||Neurodegenerative Diseases|
|CSI ||CHU, CONG-QIU ||Portland, OR||Musculoskeletal Disorders (Arthritis)|
|CSI ||DAGHER, PIERRE ||Indianapolis, IN||Kidney Disorders|
|CSI ||GARCIA, JOSE ||Seattle, WA||Musculoskeletal Disorders (Cachexia)|
|CSI ||DUVVURI, UMAMAHESWAR ||Pittsburgh, PA||Cancer (HNCSS)|
|CSI ||HISE, AMY ||Cleveland, OH||Infectious Diseases (Candida auris)|
|CSI ||INCE, MIRAC ||Iowa City, IA||Immunology (GVHD)|
|CSI ||LIN, RICHARD ||Northport, NY||Cancer (Pancreas)|
|CSI ||MCCARTHY, MICHAEL ||San Diego, CA||Mental Health (Sleep)|
|CSI ||PATEL, BHAUMIK ||Richmond, VA||Cancer (Colon)|
|CSI ||SINGH, PRABHLEEN ||San Diego, CA||Kidney Disorders|
|CSI ||SULLIVAN, JOHN ||Buffalo, NY||Sensory Loss (Vision)|
|CSI ||MEEKS, JOSHUA ||Chicago, IL||Cancer (Bladder)|
|CSI ||WINGO, ALIZA ||Decatur, GA||Mental Health (PTSD)|
|SCSI ||MEHAL, WAJAHAT ||West Haven, CT||Digestive Diseases (Liver)|
|SCSI ||MEHTA, JAWAHAR ||Little Rock, AR||Cardiovascular Disease|
|SCSI ||TRAVERS, JEFFREY ||Dayton, OH||Cancer (Skin)|
|SCSI ||WANG, MICHAEL ||Ann Arbor, MI||Neurodegenerative Diseases|
|SCSI ||WEMMIE, JOHN ||Iowa City, IA||Substance Use Disorders (Opioid)|
|SCSI ||SMYTH, SUSAN ||Lexington, KY||Cardiovascular Disease|
|SCSI ||SOLEIMANI, MANOOCHER ||Albuquerque, NM||Kidney Disorders|
|SCSI ||SRINIVASAN, SHANTHI ||Decatur, GA||Digestive Diseases (Liver)|
|SCSI ||PLYMATE, STEPHEN ||Seattle, WA||Cancer (Prostate)|
|SCSI ||POWERS, ALVIN ||Nashville, TN||Diabetes |
|SCSI ||RANDO, THOMAS ||Palo Alto, CA||Musculoskeletal Disorders (Muscle Injury)|
|SCSI ||ROSENTHAL, ANN ||Milwaukee, WI||Immunology (Gout)|
|SCSI ||RUMBAUT, ROLANDO ||Houston, TX||Hematology|
|SCSI ||RUSSO, THOMAS ||Buffalo, NY||Infectious Diseases (A. baumannii)|
|SCSI ||MCMAHON, TIMOTHY ||Durham, NC||Cardiovascular Disease|
|SCSI ||LIPSCHUTZ, JOSHUA ||Charleston, SC||Kidney Disorders|
|SCSI ||KAHN, STEVEN ||Seattle, WA||Diabetes|
|SCSI ||KARANDIKAR, NITIN ||Iowa City, IA||Brain Disorders (MS)|
|SCSI ||KHAVARI, PAUL ||Palo Alto, CA||Cancer (Skin)|
|SCSI ||KIBBE, MELINA ||Durham, NC||Surgery (Vascular)|
|SCSI ||KRANZLER, HENRY ||Philadelphia, PA||Substance Use Disorders (MVP)|
|SCSI ||HUANG, ERIC ||San Francisco, CA||Neurodegenerative Diseases (ALS)|
|SCSI ||EVANS-MOLINA, CARMELLA ||Indianapolis, IN||Diabetes|
|SCSI ||GOLDENRING, JAMES ||Nashville, TN||Digestive Diseases |
|SCSI ||GORELICK, FRED ||West Haven, CT||Digestive Diseases (Pancreas)|
|SCSI ||GRUMBACH, ISABELLA ||Iowa City, IA||Cardiovascular Disease|
|SCSI ||HAMMOND, H KIRK ||San Diego, CA||Cardiovascular Disease|
|SCSI ||HEINRICH, MICHAEL ||Portland, OR||Cancer (Genetics)|
|SCSI ||DUDA, JOHN ||Philadelphia, PA||Neurodegenerative Diseases (Parkinson's)|
|SCSI ||CROWLEY, STEVEN ||Durham, NC||Kidney Disorders|
|SCSI ||CANTY, JOHN ||Buffalo, NY||Cardiovascular Disease|
|SCSI ||CHANG, KYONG-MI ||Philadelphia, PA||Diabetes (MVP)|
|SCSI ||ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER ||Iowa City, IA||Musculoskeletal Disorders (Muscle Atrophy)|
|SCSI ||ANTHONY, DONALD ||Cleveland, OH||Infectious Diseases (HCV)|
|SCSI ||BEERS, MICHAEL ||Philadelphia, PA||Lung Disorders|
|SCSI ||BERNAL-MIZRACHI ||Miami, FL||Diabetes |
|SCSI ||BLACKWELL, TIMOTHY ||Nashville, TN||Lung Disorders|
|SCSI ||BLAIR, HARRY ||Pittsburgh, PA||Musculoskeletal Disorders (Bone)|
|SCSI ||BONOMO, ROBERT ||Cleveland, OH||Infectious Diseases (Antibiotic Resistance)|
|SCSI ||BOUVET, MICHAEL ||San Diego, CA||Cancer (GI)|