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Guide to Abbreviations and Acronyms

AHC
Academic Health Center
BERD
Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Core
BioMETrCS
Biostatistics, Methods and Ethics in Translational and Clinical Studies (former name of BERD Core)
BIRCWH
Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (K12 career development program)
CBPR
Community Based Participatory Research
CCHMC
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
CCRF
Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation
CCTST
Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (huzzah!)
CEG
Center for Environmental Genetics
CITI
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (research ethics education)
CoM
College of Medicine
CReFF
Clinical Research Feasibility Fund
CTRC
Clinical Translational Research Center (formerly the General Clinical Research Center, GCRC)
CTRIC
Clinical & Translational Research Informatics Center
CTSA
Clinical & Translational Science Award
IDE
investigational device exemption
IND
investigational new drug
K23
NIH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award
KL2
Research Scholars Mentored Career Development Program
MSB
UC Medical Sciences Building
NCRR
National Center for Research Resources (of NIH)
NIH
National Institutes of Health
NRSA
National Research Service Award
ORCRA
Office of Research Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
PCS Core
Pilot & Collaborative Clinical Studies Core
QI
Quality Improvement
REDCap
Research Electronic Data Capture
RS&O
Research Support & Operations
T1 Program
Translational Pilot Grant Program (formerly the Translational Research Initiative, TRI)
T1
Translation 1 (“bench to bedside” research; clinical trials)
T2
Translation 2 (from the bedside to community practice)
T32
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants
TnT
T1 and T2 (Research Central project review meeting)
UC
University of Cincinnati
USPHS
United States Public Health Service
VAMC
Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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