EDR: Executive Dean for Research

Research Development Information

RDS is the Miller School’s team that supports investigators (upon request and mutual agreement) through the entire process of seeking a multi-PI, multi-site, or other cross-organizational complex funding opportunity. We are here to help facilitate the process of submitting successful proposal applications.

General Online Resources to strategically identify and plan for proposal development.

NIH Data Book


The NIH Data Book (NDB) provides basic summary statistics on extramural grants and contract awards, grant applications, the organizations that NIH supports, the trainees and fellows supported through NIH programs, and the national biomedical workforce. Tables and charts are provided in a variety of formats, including PowerPoint (PPT) slides and Portable Documents Files (PDF) files.


Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR)

Office of Research Administration (ORA)

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) remains responsible for institutional grant activities including negotiation of agreements and final financial reporting to agencies. For current information needed to complete a proposal (such as Fringe Benefit Rates, Facilities & Administrative Cost Rates, Governmental Identification Numbers, etc.), please go to the Office of Research Administration UM Rates & Information webpage after reviewing the applicable University Office of Research Administration Policies.

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