National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded National Research Mentoring Network
(NRMN) was created to address the unmet need for greater diversity in the
biomedical and biobehavioral research workforce. GUMSHOE is one of four
professional development-training programs committed to increasing the number
of scholars from diverse backgrounds who are successful in becoming independent
investigators and securing NIH grants. GUMSHOE workshops will be hosted by the
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Washington State University.
GUMSHOE workshops will be offered twice between October 2015 and April 2016.
will link mentors from various disciplines who have highly successful track
records in obtaining federal funding and grantwriting coaches with early career
faculty mentees from traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented
minorities who wish to prepare an application to NIH to conduct biomedical
research. GUMSHOE uses a model based on innovative best practices, and convenes
cohorts of junior faculty working with specific underserved and
Program Directors: Spero M. Manson, PhD, University of
Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Dedra Buchwald, MD, Washington State