Submit to Intake

Submitting Research

The Offices of Research Administration continue to grow to meet the evolving needs of our customers and colleagues. Over the past year, we have reviewed and revised our various processes with input from Spectrum Health leadership, principal investigators, program director and research community.

One result from our efforts has been the development of a standard process for new research and other sponsored programs that will be conducted at Spectrum Health and by Spectrum Health staff. This process is summarized in the following documents:

The first step in the process is for the principal investigator/program director to complete the New Project Intake Form (PDF) and submit it. Please fill out the New Project Intake Form and return it to If you cannot email, please fax to 616.391.9150 or mail to 15 Michigan St., NE Suite 701, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. OSP will guide you through the research process and will provide assistance when necessary to complete the forms and documents required for proposal submission. The following documents will be required in most cases: