Small Awards Application


The CRIT Small Awards Program supports research that advances CRIT's mission to improve the integrity and transparency of biomedical and clinical research.

Deadline: The application deadline for the Spring 2017 small awards program  has passed. 

A new announcement will be posted prior to the next award cycle.


Spring 2017 Small Award Recipient

The first recipient of CRIT's Small Award, in the amount of $5,000, is the Research Team consisting of Kayoko Shioda, DVM, MPH (Principal Investigator), Arnar Geirsson, MD, FACS, FAHA (Co-Investigator) and Makoto Mori, MD (Research Assistant), from the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale School of Public Health.

The title of their project is the "Effect of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy on Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events Following Coronary Arterial Bypass Graft Surgery: Secondary Analysis of BARI 2D Study Data."


2018 CRIT Summer Law Student Fellows

2018 CRIT Summer Law Student Fellows - - Elizabeth Gilbert and Julea Lipiz  

Elizabeth Gilbert is currently pursuing a J.D. at American University, Washington College of Law. At American, she is a Note and Comment Editor for the American University International Law Review, Vice President of the Health Law and Policy Students Association, and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Honor Society. She received a B.S. in Health Science and International Affairs from Northeastern University and a M.Sc. in Global Health and Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh. She previously worked in clinical research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.

Julea Lipiz is currently pursuing a JD at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. At Berkeley Law, she is the Annual Review Editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, the Diversity Chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and on the Executive Board of the Boalt Healthcare and Biotech Law Society. In 2017, she received her B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona. She previously worked in Medical Pharmacology research and technology licensing, and is interested in the interaction between the life sciences and the legal field.