Elmer M. Plein Endowed Research Fund


The Elmer M. Plein Endowment Research Fund was established to encourage, promote and support research and innovative practice in pharmacy.

Areas to be supported may include, but are not limited to, research projects related to: geriatric pharmacy; pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacoepidemiology; pharmaceutical outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, and drug utilization, demonstration projects evaluating innovative practice models; publishable scholarly reviews, books, or book chapters, travel and meeting-related expenses for presentation of research or results of demonstration projects.


Applicants must be University of Washington School of Pharmacy faculty, clinical or affiliate faculty; or current or former students of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy.

Award Restrictions

These awards do not cover indirect or overhead costs.


Up to three awards will be made. Proposals requesting up to $10,000 will be considered. The award funding is from the Elmer M. Plein Endowed Research Fund in Pharmacy.


Proposals must be submitted by October 30, 2017 for consideration. Awards will be made by December 10, 2017 and funding will be available on January 1, 2017.