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Neva M Howard, MD, MS

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Neva Howard is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Her research focus is on the Theory of Expertise and Deliberate Practice informed by a unique perspective as a previous professional violinist. She was a Harvard Macy Scholar in 2015 and returning faculty in 2016.

From Rejection to Funding: The Evolution of a Scholarly Project

As a former high school teacher and professional violinist, I’ve always had stories to tell. I’ve always had a lot of “cred” as a clinician educator, and when I speak about teaching, people usually listen because I have an off-the-beaten-track perspective. However, when it came to developing an academic focus and then asking for money to support that focus, my background seemed distant and my ideas lacked clarity. I tried my hand at writing a grant proposal, but it was rejected multiple times. Enter Harvard Macy.

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Congratulations Neva Howard.

Congratulations Neva! Much respect for your focus and diligence! I am in awe of "off-the-beaten-track perspectives" because (to m... Read More
Monday, 23 October 2017 8:08 PM
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