Pre-Application Workshop for NICHD Program Announcements for “Vulvodynia - Systematic Epidemiologic, Etiologic or Therapeutic Studies”

Notice Number: NOT-HD-10-019

Key Dates
Release Date:  July 29, 2010

Issued by
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) will convene a pre-application workshop for investigators who are planning to submit applications in response to three Program Announcements on “Vulvodynia - Systematic Epidemiologic, Etiologic or Therapeutic Studies”  available in the Guide at PAR-10-190 (R01), PAR-10-191 (R03), and PAR-10-192 (R21).


The purpose of the workshop is to provide technical assistance to prospective applicants.  The agenda will include an overview of the research program, discussion of the grant mechanisms used, information on preparing an application, highlights of the review process, and opportunities to address participant questions.


The workshop is optional, cost-free, and open to the public.  To facilitate preparations, investigators planning to participate should register by submitting your name, affiliation, and contact information to

Workshop participants are encouraged to submit specific questions prior to the meeting. 

Please send questions, along with your registration information, to no later than 5:00 pm EDT, Thursday, August 12, 2010

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the on-line workshop should contact Ms. Bonnie Snell at by August 9, 2010.

Workshop Information

The workshop will be carried out using an Internet-assisted conference, through Adobe Connect Pro.  A telephone and an Internet connection are needed to participate.

Date:    August 13, 2010       
Time:    1 p.m. – 4 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. – 1 p.m. PDT)       

Instructions for an Adobe Connect Pro Meeting

Dial-in Number:  1-800-201-2375
Passcode:  445848

If you have never attended a Connect Pro meeting before:

Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat and Acrobat Connect are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.


For further information about the program or the workshop, contact:

Estella Parrott, M.D., M.P.H.
Reproductive Sciences Branch
Center for Population Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 8B01, MSC 7510
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510
Rockville, MD  20852 (for express/courier service; non-USPS service)
Telephone: (301) 435-6971
Fax: (301) 496-0962

For technical questions regarding Connect Pro, prior to and during the meeting, contact:

Bonnie Snell
Booz Allen

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