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Research Office

The College of Nursing Research Office provides support to graduate students and faculty in securing extramural support for their scholarly, research, teaching, and community service activities.

In addition, the Research Office will help with all aspects of proposal development and submission including concept development, proposal writing and review, and budget development. Many offices and service groups within the college support researchers with the numerous aspects of preparing a fundable proposal. Visit our Pre-Award Support and Post-Award Support pages for more information.

Associate Dean for Research

The associate dean for research is responsible for the administration of all research efforts of the college. With the faculty and other administrators, the associate dean:

  • Facilitates the development of research proposals
  • Monitors the status of faculty and graduate student research
  • Works with program and campus directors to establish research workloads with faculty

Faculty members, especially new and junior faculty, are strongly encouraged to meet regularly with the associate dean for research to foster a supportive and successful research career path. To schedule a regular meeting, contact the associate dean for research.

Cindy Corbett
Cindy Corbett
Associate Dean for Research
corbett@wsu.edu

Biostatistician

The biostatistician provides support for research and scholarly activities. The biostatistician will:

  • Help faculty prepare the study design and data analysis section of a proposal and estimate the amount of salary support needed in the funding proposal for grant-related statistical services
  • Provide consultation on the benefits of various statistical software packages
  • Provide statistical guidance for data entry, programming for data analysis, data management, and data archiving activities
  • Assist faculty with the design and psychometric testing of instruments
  • Provide consultation on data presentation, and is available to review manuscripts, presentations, or posters. Funded proposals that include using statistical services should include salary support in the new grant applications

 

Tamara-Odom-Maryon-web
Tamara Odom-Maryon
Research Professor
Biostatistician
tmaryon@wsu.edu
509-324-7298

Grant and Contract Specialist

The grant and contract specialist assists faculty in preparing research grant applications, letters of intent, WSU forms, and IRB applications. All requests for grant preparation assistance should be initiated well in advance of the deadline date for submitting the application.

 

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Kathy Bridwell
Grant & Contract Specialist
bridwell@wsu.edu
509-324-7258

Research Associate

The research associate facilitates a variety of pre- and post-award research activities including:

  • Creating grant budgets with researchers
  • Providing resources for supporting documents required for proposals
  • Coordinating research assistants (e.g., work study students, N702 graduate students)
  • Assisting with other activities as needed (e.g., setting up databases, developing reports, training research assistants)

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Cami Jones
Research Assistant
Jones20@wsu.edu
509-324-7370