The highly interactive infrastructure of Administrative Core A will facilitate effective scientific, administrative and fiscal oversight for the two institutions that comprise the Midwest Sickle Cell Center. Specific functions include: 1) Execution of administrative and budgetary functions;2) Provide scientific leadership within the Midwest Sickle Cell Center through the combined efforts of the Project and Core Leaders (the Internal Advisory Committee) and the External Advisory Committee;3) Coordinate teleconferences and face-to-face meetings between the two sites comprising the Midwest Sickle Cell Center, as well as between the Midwest Sickle Cell Center and central Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center (CSCC) activities;and 4) Develop, maintain and support a public and private access website that is linked to the Statistics and Data Management Center (SDMC). The operation of the proposed Sickle Cell Summer for Science Program for High School Students will take advantage of the existing infrastructure of two unique and highly successful summer high school programs: Apprenticeship in Medicine (AIM), a diversity program in place at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Ferring Scholars Program, an intense 3-year, meritbased, scientific mentoring program operated at Washington University School of Medicine. Each program annually will recruit 2 highly motivated students (4 total) for the Sickle Cell Summer for Science Program to cultivate their interests in the health care field.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54HL090503-03
Application #
8072114
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZHL1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2010-04-01
Budget End
2011-03-31
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$123,257
Indirect Cost
Name
Medical College of Wisconsin
Department
Type
DUNS #
937639060
City
Milwaukee
State
WI
Country
United States
Zip Code
53226
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