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We bring more than three decades of experience in scientific and academic best practices consulting in development, grants and publications, writing and editing.

Our Approach… We’re all about you.

For health and life sciences researchers, we empower and develop you by focusing on the fundamentals of solid empirical study design, impeccable and persuasive writing, collaboration, and our clients’ specific career objectives. We connect Health and Life Sciences Researchers and Research Groups to collaborate effectively.

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The Difference? Partnership

Best Practices in grant submission and study conduct…Getting funded is harder than ever. For investigators of all levels, we develop you as a researcher rather than executing the research. That’s what a CRO is for. As part of your team, we will guide you through the production of world-class grants, manuscripts, and collaborations. The product of our partnership is your own evolution as a researcher. We will help to make you the best researcher you can be. Health and Life Sciences Researchers and Research Groups look for highly-skilled researchers with whom to collaborate. We connect you with other researchers and stay involved to make sure the collaboration is successful.

Services: What do we actually do?

Health and Life Sciences Researchers and Research Groups:We offer interactive support and training to researchers and research group initiatives of all levels, providing support for research grant preparation, manuscript, and protocol preparation, collaborations, and beyond. We offer assistance with writing, reviewing, editing, study design, and data analysis plans. We train you in grant submission project management, as well as in how to be a successful collaborator and Principal Investigator (PI). We even help new and early stage investigators to become independent. And we do it all with the goal of empowering researchers to become research leaders. Being a successful researcher is not only about what’s on the page, it’s also about you.

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Learn more about the people who make things happen for you on our team page. Our leadership…

News & Info

Blog: Opening Thoughts

“Bats Are really Cool Animals!” Teaching Academic Integrity

Great interview here from Retraction Watch (@RetractionWatch) about an adult submitting a child’s paper for publication (as an experiment) — and it being accepted.

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Congrats! PCORI Awards

Nathaniel M. Rickles, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPP was recently selected for a PCORI Pipeline to Proposal Award to help build the community and capacity necessary to later develop a patient-centered comparative effectiveness research project across New England. From the P2P award, he went on to receive both Tier II and Tier III funding from PCORI, to complete his patient-centered research on antidepressant adherence. He is collaborating on the project, “Tailoring Patient Options for Medication Adherence Action Plans in Community Pharmacies,” with several stakeholders, including NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Walgreen’s, Harvard-Pilgrim, the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association, people with lived experience, and Pro-Cure Health Design. The long-term objective is to determine the value of community pharmacists tailoring adherence interventions options, over the current standardized intervention approach. Dr. Rickles sees this as, “only the beginning of what we hope to be a national model for engaging community pharmacies in the critical work of improving patient comfort with their medications.” For more information, please contact Dr. Rickles at n.rickles@neu.edu, or Peaches Udoma at info@Pro-CureHD.com.

Pro-CureHD offers Office Hours… Free to you, life/health sciences researcher!

Five days a week.

Struggling with writing a grant or manuscript? Not sure what the guidelines mean? Need advice on working through a difficult collaboration? Can’t quite make that sentence work? Call Pro-Cure Health Design during our new “Office Hours” — free to researchers looking for some quick advice. Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 7 PM, 203.558.1598, EST. Or maybe it’s a context-shift you need… Health-based researchers around the world… Call us for this complimentary conversation about your career, your barriers to funding and publishing, how to reach the level of leadership you’ve dreamed of. 203.558.1598. 9 AM to 9 PM, Monday through Friday, EST. Or visit us at Pro-CureHD.com. Bring life to your science and your science to life!

Where in the World is Pro-Cure Health Design?

We’re coming to a city near you! Join us for one of our daylong offsite workshops. Get yourself on the map as a researcher who knows how to write grants that get funded. Get out of your own way. Watch for details or contact us here to find out more. Other places we’re going? Check here. Are you Boston or DC bound? Let’s Meet! Contact us at Info@Pro-CureHD.com.

Romania to Ax Law that Shortens Jail Time for Publishers of Academic Papers

A New Service of Pro-CureHD… Pro-CureConnections©™

Looking for a collaborator? Find out more! Contact us for collaboration support at: Info@Pro-CureHD.com

Should Doctors Be Paid By Pharmaceutical Companies To Promote Their Drugs?

A PBS Newshour Video

Pro-Cure Health Design loves nurses! See what they’re up to!

Some of our Communities… You can join them, too!

The American Public Health Association (APHA)

The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA)

The Society of Research Administrators International (SRA International)

The Massachusetts Pharmacists Association (MPhA)

The National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)

Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)

The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

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