NPC Overview

Mission:
NAVREF’s mission is to advance the success of the VA-affiliated research and education corporations.

Vision:
NAVREF envisions a nation in which veterans receive the finest care based on innovative research and education.

NAVREF Services:

Education – Promote the highest standards for fiscal and operational management among members through: technical assistance, best practices consultation, and annual conferences.

Member Communications and Services – Serve as a source of knowledge/information for members, and make referrals to outside NPC experts as needed.

Oversight – Work with VA and Congress regarding NPC oversight and compliance

NPCs Overview:

  • 83 active NPCs
  • 36% have revenues below $500,000
  • 14% have revenues between $500,000 – $1 million
  • 42% have revenues between $1 – $10 million (SCIRE)
  • 8% have revenues $10 million and above
  • NPCs reported $267 million in total revenue in FY 2014 (Expenses were $268 million.)
  • 72% of revenue comes from government funding
  • There are NPCs in 44 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.

NPC’s Map

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California NPC’s

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SCIRE OVERVIEW

  • Staffing:
    • 30 Principal Investigators (PI)
    • 64 Clinical Coordinators
      • 33 full time / 31 part-time
    • 10 Administrative Staff
      • 6 full-time / 5 part-time
    • 2 weekend Animal Caretakers
  • 12 Members of the Board of Directors
  • FY 2015/16 Operating Budget: $5.5M