Dr. Forgive Avorgbedor, an assistant professor in the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing

The Research Office provides the services for the School of Nursing:


  • Grant application and budget development, including internal processing through Cayuse
  • Manuscript editing
  • Expert consultants
  • Statistical consultation
  • Scientific review of grant proposals (internal and external)
  • Research design and methods consultation
  • Faculty and research program development
  • Consultation regarding institutional review board procedures including human subjects training, data safety monitoring and conflict of interest training


  • Post-award grant and budget management
  • Assistance with financial and narrative grant reports
  • Training for graduate and undergraduate research assistants


  • Coordinates activities of the Center for the Health of Vulnerable Populations
  • Liaison between faculty and Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, the Office of Sponsored Programs, Office of Research Integrity, Office of Contracts and Grants


Dr. Debra Wallace
Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Scientific Advancement
Director, Center for Health of Vulnerable Populations
Office: 278 Nursing & Instructional Building
Telephone: (336) 256-0572
Email: dcwallac@uncg.edu

Caroline Kernahan
Administrative Support Specialist for the Research Office
Office: 271 Nursing & Instructional Building
Telephone: (336)256-0571
Email: cpkernah@uncg.edu

Funding Resources

External Funding Resources


Professional Societies/Associations

Private Foundations

UNCG Resources

UNCG PI Toolkit

UNCG Budget prep page 

UNCG SON Grant Application Checklist-Long

UNCG SON Grant Application Checklist – Small Grant