Office of Sponsored Programs

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Office of Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) facilitates the conduct of research at Boston Children's Hospital by assisting the research community with applying for, negotiating, and managing externally-sponsored research funding. OSP also serves as a primary interface with federal and not-for-profit sponsors and with peer institutions that collaborate with Children's researchers. As a central research administration office, OSP works with the research community and the Hospital to ensure the appropriate stewardship of externally provided resources as well as compliance with all applicable sponsor regulations.

OSP's primary activities include:

  • Providing information on funding opportunities for federal and not-for-profit sponsors

  • Providing guidance with preparation of the business sections of a proposal

  • Reviewing and endorsing applications for external funding

  • Negotiating terms and conditions of awards with sponsors

  • Issuing of sub-awards to collaborating institutions

  • Providing information, guidance, and training to the Children's research community regarding sponsor guidelines, regulations, and expectations

  • Assisting investigators transferring to and/or from Children's

  • Problem-solving and issue management

OSP may be reached at 617-919-2729 (4-2729 internally) or by e-mail at Our fax number is 617-730-0247. OSP is located in the Office of Research Administration on the fourth floor of Lefavour Hall on Simmons campus, 2 Avenue Louis Pasteur.

OSP Staff and Grant Officers

Paula Roth, M.Ed.
Director, Sponsored Programs and Compliance

Theresa Applegate, M.P.A.
Manager, Sponsored Programs and Senior Grant Officer

Tee Trac
Senior Grant Officer

Jamie Singer
Senior Grant Officer

Paul Santos
Senior Grant Officer

Karen Thibault
Grant Officer

Judit Totth
Grant Officer

Krystal Gustafson
Administrative Associate III

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