Research Support Services & Resources For Investigators Internal Investigators Human Research Protection Program Scientific Review Committee Compliance IRB Support Additional research support services for investigators can be found on the Connecticut Children’s intranet, including: Study start-up process Biostatistics Office of Grants & Contracts Lab support Education & training To visit the Intranet off-campus, ensure you are logged in to the Connecticut Children’s network Parent Mentor Program Connecticut Children’s Chief Research Officer Glenn Flores, MD, FAAP, led the development of a “parent mentors” intervention that has been proven to help uninsured children gain health insurance coverage. Dr. Flores’ work was incorporated into the recently passed Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) re-authorization legislation. Parent Mentor Program Training Manuals Kids’ HELP – Getting kids health insurance by educating parents Parents Helping Parents Fight Asthma Young Investigators Research in Academic Pediatric Initiative on Diversity (RAPID) The Research in Academic Pediatric Initiative on Diversity (RAPID) targets applicants who are members of an underrepresented minority group, disabled, or from a socially, culturally, economically, or educationally disadvantaged background. The program includes both a research project and career and leadership development activities. Partnership in Innovation and Education The Partnership in Innovation and Education is a fellowship program offered by the University of Connecticut celebrating bioscience and technology innovation research. UConn Technology Incubation Program The UConn Technology Incubation Program pairs UConn students with startup companies for mentored research fellowships and fellowships in Business or STEM areas.