On-Demand Webinar: Examining the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant

Presented by Regina Schwind

Webinar Details:

This webinar was originally recorded on February 15, 2017. Duration: 52 minutes.

Preparing for NCI designation, or renewal of an NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), is a significant endeavor involving many teams. Most centers’ designations include a significant clinical research component, though many researchers may not fully understand how their work contributes to an NCI designation or renewal.

During this presentation, Regina Schwind, Director of Research Operations at Forte Research Systems, will provide an overview of the CCSG, including:

  • Critical steps on the path towards NCI designation
  • How the offices of clinical trials are engaged in the process
  • Day-to-day tasks that help fulfill NCI designation requirements

About the Presenters:

Regina Schwind

Webinar Presenter


Regina is the Director of Research Operations at Forte Research Systems, where her focus is organizational efficiencies related to clinical trials and research operations. She also maintains a research role in the University of Illinois Department of Radiology, where her team focuses on modeling cancer and co-clinical trials in large animal models. Regina has been responsible for building the administrative and clinical research infrastructures to support cancer center organization for NCI designation as well as the conduct of clinical trials and translational cancer research. She received a degree in International Business Administration from the Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and has served as an external advisor for several cancer centers, including University of California San Francisco – Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Georgia Regents University Cancer Center. She currently serves as a board member for the American Cancer Society Chicago Regional Leadership Board.

Ryan Monte

Webinar Host


Ryan is the Marketing Manager for Forte and Nimblify products serving academic medical centers, cancer centers and health systems. In addition to assisting with the development of marketing and product strategy, Ryan is an active contributor to Forte's educational resources, including webinars, blog articles, eBooks and more.