Reminder of Policy for Acceptance of Applications Requesting $500,000 or More for PAR-04-060

Notice Number: NOT-MH-05-006

Key Dates
Release Date: March 31, 2005

Issued by
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/)

The purpose of this notice is to update the contact information and restate a requirement of PAR-04-060, “Advanced Centers for Mental Health Disparities Research (ACMHDR), which was published in the NIH Guide on February 6, 2004.

Applicants for the ACMHDR program announcement are reminded that, as stated in the original announcement and in accordance with NIH-wide policy, any applicant requesting direct costs of $500,000 or more per year must:

1) Contact NIMH program staff at least 6 weeks before submitting the application, i.e., as you are developing plans for the study;

2) Obtain agreement from staff that NIMH will accept your application for consideration for award; and,

3) Include a cover letter with the application that identifies the NIMH staff member who agreed to accept assignment of the application.

This policy applies to all new investigator-initiated (type 1), amended, or revised grant applications submitted in response to this Program Announcement. Submission of a Letter of Intent is not sufficient to satisfy this requirement. Additional information on this policy is available in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, October 19, 2001 at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-02-004.html.

Inquiries

Inquiries related to specific areas of research planned for the ACMHDR, may be directed to the following individuals based on the focus of the research. The new contacts reflect the reorganization of extramural research programs at NIMH.

Debra Babcock, Ph.D., M.D.
Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development (DATR)
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 7178, MSC 9639
Bethesda, MD 20892-9639
Telephone: (301) 443-1692
Email: dbabcock@mail.nih.gov

Ann Hohmann, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR)
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 7146, MSC 9631
Bethesda, MD 20892-9631
Telephone: (301) 443-4235
Email: ahohmann@mail.nih.gov

Emeline Otey, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS and Health and Behavior Research (DAHBR)
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6180, MSC 9625
Bethesda, MD 20892-9625
Telephone: (301) 443-1636
Email: eotey@mail.nih.gov

David Stoff, Ph.D.
Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS
Division of AIDS and Health and Behavior Research (DAHBR)
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 6210/MSC 9619
Bethesda, MD 20892-9625
Telephone: (301) 443-4625
Email: dstoff@mail.nih.gov

Direct your questions about peer review issues to:

Review Branch Chief
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6154, MSC 9608
Bethesda, MD 20892-9608
Telephone: (301) 443-3367

Direct your questions about financial or grants management matters to:

Rebecca Claycamp
Grants Management Branch
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6122, MS 9605
Bethesda, MD 20892-9605
Telephone: (301) 443-2811
Email: rclaycam@mail.nih.gov


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