Research Briefs

Do you have questions about the processes associated with conducting Research and QA/QI projects at Jefferson College or within the Carilion Clinic system? This page is your source for the most frequently requested information related to the research process for faculty, staff, and students. Research Briefs are published monthly and distributed to your Jefferson College email account. If you would like to sign up to receive regular Research Briefs from the College’s Office of Research and Development, please contact Amanda Ellinger, Grants Management Administrator, at

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