Erin Winstanley, PhD, research assistant professor of psychiatry and director of dissemination and services research for the Ohio Valley Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trials Network, has been accepted for participation in the Early Career Reviewer (ECR) program at the Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health (NIH). Her name and areas of expertise, including behavioral health research, will be added to the center’s list of eligible reviewers.
The Center for Scientific Review is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit. It receives all research grant applications sent to NIH and handle the review of more than 70 percent of those by organizing peer review groups (study sections) to evaluate research grant applications. For each review round, scientific review officers may select one ECR to participate in each study section they conduct.