Superfund Research Program
Project Leader: Bruce A. Stanton
Grant Number: P42ES007373
Funding Period: 2000-2020
Project Summary (2008-2014)
The Administrative Core serves as the central organizing structure for the Dartmouth SBRP. The Core's primary roles:
- Provide basic administrative support;
- Provide accounting support, pre- and post-award support, and financial oversight for the Dartmouth SBRP (on behalf of the university and NIH);
- Facilitate information dissemination, and serve as a central point of contact and a communication resource;
- Serve as government liaison with the NIEHS, EPA and other federal, state and local agencies to effectively communicate and transfer technology to these agencies and other appropriate stakeholders;
- Coordinate and provide administrative support for the education and training activities of the Training Core, in collaboration with the relevant departments of the university;
- Coordinate and provide administrative support for program planning and oversight activities, including various formal and informal research, education, and translation related meetings of the program;
- Coordinate and provide administrative support for formal Translation Core and informal translation activities, and assist in other administrative and communication activities, as necessary.
This office is staffed by an Administrative/Financial Assistant and an Office/Financial Manager who work part-time in their respective roles for this program, and part-time for the Center for Environmental Health Sciences and its other research, education, and translation programs. Other part-time employees include a Translation Coordinator, Science Writer, and a Translation Assistant. The program also has a Director and Associate Directors. The professional staff, in conjunction with the Director and Associate Directors, work through the Administrative Core to provide cohesive structure and integration to the program. The physical offices of the Administrative Core house all administrative functions, including the administrative activities of the Training and Translation Cores, and also serve as a central point of contact for all program members, and those with whom the program interacts.