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In-vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Center (ICMIC)

 

 

 

Aims, Overview and Role of Resource
The Administrative Resource is the administrative center of the JHU ICMIC.

It will provide the administrative oversight for the Research Components, the scientific Specialized Resources, the Developmental Fund, and the Career Development Component (Figure 1). The Scientific Advisory Board will communicate directly with this resource in terms of monitoring progress, providing evaluations, and counseling the Director on issues arising during the administration of the JHU ICMIC.  Since the JHU ICMIC consists of approximately 50 or more members spread over 10 departments in the School of Medicine, this resource is essential to maintain the overall infrastructure and day-to-day management of the JHU ICMIC Program.
The resource will consist of the Director, the two Associate Directors, a Research Administrator, an Administrative Research Assistant, and an Imaging Center Coordinator (Table 1). Efficient communication and a high level of interaction will be achieved through the Administrative Resource which will include the maintenance of our existing website where postings of information on day-to-day activities will be provided.

Table 1: Major participants of the Administrative Resource

Name

Role

Zaver M. Bhujwalla, Ph.D.

JHU ICMIC Director

Martin G. Pomper, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Director JHU ICMIC (Experimental)

Richard L. Wahl, M.D.

Associate Director JHU ICMIC (Clinical)

Martha Seay, M.S.

Research Administrator

Mickell Holt

Administrative Assistant

Elena Artemova, Ph.D.

BRB Imaging Center Coordinator

Figure 1: Role of Administrative Resource.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Scientific Advisory Board meetings, the Oversight Committee meetings, weekly progress report meetings, and the JHU ICMIC Seminar Series will be coordinated and organized through this resource.  Monitoring and reconciliation of the various budgets, and facilitation of the purchase of supplies are also provided by this resource.

Role of the Resource in the JHU ICMIC Program 

- To oversee effective distribution of resources including the Chairman’s Fund and funds from the Chairs of Biomedical Engineering, Oncology, and Radiation Oncology, and follow progress, facilitate synergistic collaborations, and communication between members of the program.

- To run the Continuing Medical Education (CME)-credited JHU ICMIC Seminar Series, manage the Siemens Grant funding the series, and maintain documentation for CME compliance.

- To ensure compliance of human and vertebrate animal studies, and act as a centralized resource for record keeping of IRB protocols and protocols for animals studies.

- To maintain service contracts and licenses.

- To organize center meetings, lectures, teaching courses, training programs.

- To advertise developmental projects and career development awards.

- To monitor progress of research components, developmental projects and career development awards by collecting, maintaining, and reviewing progress reports.

- To coordinate and organize the Oversight Committee, and evaluations by the Advisory Board, and implement leadership decisions.