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SPA Office Closed - December 8, 2023

SPA will be closed December 8th for our annual team engagement event.  We will reopen December 11, 2023.  If you need assistance, please place a ticket in ServiceNow.

Salary & Wage Confirmation

The next Salary & Wage Confirmation (SWC) deadline for the first quarter reporting period is January 15, 2024.  

NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Readiness 

We encourage the research community to visit the newly released UTSW NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Readiness page for more information about upcoming information sessions, policy requirements and much more!


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Data frequently requested by sponsors throughout the award life cycle

Explore Prize Opportunities
View eligibility criteria and submission deadlines

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Information about and access to login pages for research systems

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We take a comprehensive approach to help you throughout the award life cycle process.

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Our purpose is to assist you throughout the entire award life cycle with reliability and efficiency.

Megan Marks

Megan G. Marks, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President

Alina Grays, MPA

Assistant Director, Education and Business Process

Jamie Maiden, MBA, MHSM

Assistant Director, Pre-Award Services

Carol Walters

Assistant Director, Compliance & Operations