Pre-PRISM Workshop

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Location: Mission Hall, UCSF Mission Bay Campus, San Francisco, CA

This workshop will be a “live” mock study section. In this workshop, mock reviewers will review Specific Aims from 2-3 applicants. This session is aimed to provide feedback, and an understanding of the review process, to those actively preparing grants in social media and health. If you are interested in having your grant's Specific Aims reviewed, please send it to [email protected] by September 16. Specific Aims will be selected for review in/at the live mock study section to reflect breadth of methods and topics. If your Specific Aims is selected, you will be notified by September 30.

This workshop will have NIH Program Officers in attendance. Workshop attendees must have some familiarity with the NIH grant process and are actively preparing grants. Registration will be $50 for faculty/professionals and $20 for trainees/students. Registration is limited to 30 attendees due to venue capacity and COVID-19 safety measures.


Agenda (*subject to change*)

1:00-1:15 pm PT:

Registration and Check-In

1:15-2:00 pm PT:

"NIH Grant Review with Considerations for Social Media"

Remarks by Urmimala Sarkar and Jon-Patrick Allem

2:00-2:30 pm PT:

Specific Aims Review 1

2:30-2:45 pm PT:


2:45-3:45 pm PT:

Specific Aims Review 2 & 3

3:45-4:00 pm PT:


4:00-5:00 pm PT:

“Hits & Misses of Grant Preparation” Panel

Confirmed Panelists:

    Sherry Pagoto, PhD

    Philip Massey, PhD, MPH

Moderator: TBD

5:00-5:10 pm PT:

Closing Remarks from Urmimala Sarkar and Jon-Patrick Allem

5:10-6:00 pm PT:

Happy Hour