Office of Research & Sponsored Programs. Rebecca Nickleson, MS, CRA Assistant Director.
Rebecca Nickleson, MS, CRA
The mission of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is to provide support for UAMS faculty in the acquisition, performance, and administration of projects and programs funded by extramural sources.Mission Statement
Review and approve all proposals sent to sponsors to ensure that proposals are in compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies as well as sponsor requirements.
IACUC Approval: This approval is required prior to the award being release for account setup.
Radiation Safety/Biosafety: Approval Letter(s) from Occupational Health & Safety will need to be on file.
Financial Conflict of Interest Form for PI/Key Personnel: Must be in a “review complete” state at this phase.
UAMS/VA Joint Appointment: A signed memorandum of understanding is required for all joint appointment personnel.Regulatory Compliance at Award Phase
Legal review of grant agreements, subawards and other contracts is required before these documents are executed.
Legal review is completed by attorneys in the Research Support Center. ORSP staff coordinate with RSC staff.
Only the UAMS authorized signatories are allowed to execute agreements.Legal Review
Reports are available upon requests. These reports include information such as…
Fiscal Year Report – Provided to the Vice Chancellor of Research. This report is published on the UAMS website.
Reports can be customized to the college, department and faculty member.Grants and Sponsored Programs Reports
We are located on the first floor of the Biomedical Research Center, Room 102.
Our office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Closed during UAMS holidays.
Location & Hours of Operation
Suzanne Alstadt, MPA, CRA, Director
Phone : 686-8845 e-mail: email@example.com
Rebecca Nickleson, CRA, Assistant Director
Phone: 686-8782 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bettie Cook, Sr. Grants Administrator
Phone: 686-8162 e-mail: email@example.com
Rachel Phillips, Grants Administrator
Phone: 686-5504 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgORSP Contacts