Research Support Services & Resources
Additional research support services for investigators can be found on the Connecticut Children’s intranet, including:
- Study start-up process
- 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
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.