Outreach

2021 – 2022 Grant Review Committees

Career Development Grants Review Committee

MANDATE

The Career Development Grants Review Committee evaluates the scientific quality and potential impact of applications for the following grants: ABSM Junior Faculty Grant, Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators, Bridge to Success Grant for Mid-Career / Senior Investigators, Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators, and Physician Scientist Training Grant. The committee provides grant application critiques, summaries, and scores to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: Susmita Chowdhuri, MD
Vice Chair: Ruth O’Hara, PhD
Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH
Judith Carroll, PhD
Oleg Chernyshev, MD, PhD
Joseph Dzierzewski, PhD
Felicia Jefferson, PhD
Jonathan Jun, MD
Brendan Lucey, MD
Kiran Maski, MD, MPH
Katherine Miller, PhD
David Plante, MD, PhD
Nancy Redeker, PhD, RN
Kathleen Sarmiento, MD
Ignacio Tapia, MD
Staff: Sarah Fones

Community Sleep Health Grant Review Committee

MANDATE

The Community Sleep Health Grant Review Committee evaluates the quality and potential impact of letters of intent and applications for the Community Sleep Health Grant. The committee provides grant letter of intent critiques, invitations to submit full application, application critiques, summaries, and scores to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS
Vice Chair: David Bishop, LCSW
Joe Donohue
Steven Glazer, MD
James Spilsbury, PhD
Salim Surani, MD
Staff: Sarah Fones

Investigator-Initiated Grants Review Committee

MANDATE

The Investigator-Initiated Grants Review Committee evaluates the scientific quality and potential impact of applications for the Strategic Research Grant. The committee provides grant application critiques, summaries, and scores to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: Constance Fung, MD, MSHS
Vice Chair: Michael Grandner, PhD
Michelle Cao, DO
Mahadevappa Hunasikatti, MD
Bhanu Prakash Kolla, MD
Christina McCrae, PhD
Judith Owens, MD, MPH
Ankit Parekh, PhD
Bharati Prasad, MD
Katie Stone, PhD
James Wyatt, PhD
Staff: Sarah Fones

Sleep Medicine Fellow Funding Grant Review Committee

MANDATE

The Sleep Medicine Fellow Funding Grant Review Committee evaluates the quality and potential impact of applications for the Sleep Medicine Fellow Funding Grant. The committee provides grant application critiques, summaries, and scores to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: Ian Weir, DO
Kanika Bagai, MD, MS
Susan Dunning, MD
Susheel Patil, MD, PhD
Michael Yurcheshen, MD
Staff: Sarah Fones

Supplemental Grants Review Committee

MANDATE

The Supplemental Grants Review Committee evaluates applications received for the COVID-19 Relief Funding for AASM Foundation Grant Recipients and Diversity Supplement Grant. The committee provides application scores and recommendations to the AASM Foundation Executive Committee to make final funding decisions.

MEMBERS

Chair: Michael Grandner, PhD
Susmita Chowdhuri, MD
Constance Fung, MD, MSHS
Ignacio Tapia, MD
Katie Stone, PhD
Staff: Sarah Fones