The Administrative Unit coordinates all UCDC activities and finances, sets general policies in collaboration with the RDCRN and ORD/NICHD, and serves as the home for the biostatistics/study design unit of the consortium that interfaces with the RDCRN Network DMCC, and for website resource development. The Administrative Unit is responsible for the ongoing evaluation of the productivity and effectiveness of regional sites, and oversees the training program. It ensures that the DSMP is implemented through the DMCC;that federal guidelines regarding inclusion of women, minorities and children are complied with;and that federal regulations (including HIPAA) and NIH policy regarding human subject projection are followed. The structure and components of the unit are described below.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54HD061221-10
Application #
8535255
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1-HOP-Y)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-08-01
Budget End
2014-07-31
Support Year
10
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$115,968
Indirect Cost
$48,544
Name
Children's Research Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
143983562
City
Washington
State
DC
Country
United States
Zip Code
20010
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