The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Administrative Unit serves as the central coordinating hub of the Center's activities with the primary goal of meeting the needs of Center membership. The Administrative Unit serves the Director and Senior Leadership through fiscal oversight of Center accounts, coordination and implementation of strategic initiatives, faculty recruitment, management of space allocation, interface with Institutional administrative entities, internal and external communications, philanthropic efforts, and clerical support. The Administrative Unit supports the Center's scientific mission by assisting the Research Programs with infrastructure development, membership management, data management, communications, program retreat planning, seminar series coordination and clerical support. The Administrative Unit serves the Center's membership through oversight and management of the Shared Facilities, providing operational support for the pilot research programs conducted by the Center and enhancing member interactions through the annual research retreat. Shared Facility seminars, web site and assistance with grant applications. Compliance with NIH, NCI and University policy and guidelines is also primarily a function of the Administrative Unit.

Public Health Relevance

The Administrative Unit provides the operational backbone for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. Its role is to assure the most effective and efficient usage of the Center's resources in serving the Center's members towards achieving the UAB CCC's vision of eliminating cancer as a major public health problem.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
3P30CA013148-41S2
Application #
8738966
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
1997-03-28
Project End
2016-03-31
Budget Start
2013-04-01
Budget End
2014-03-31
Support Year
41
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$37,500
Indirect Cost
$11,990
Name
University of Alabama Birmingham
Department
Type
DUNS #
063690705
City
Birmingham
State
AL
Country
United States
Zip Code
35294
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