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What is the purpose?

Federal agencies maintain information on investigators to facilitate the processing and review of grant applications. The Personal Profile in eRA Commons is the central repository of information for all Commons registered users.  It is designed so that individual eRA users hold and maintain ownership over the accuracy of their own profile information.  This central repository is then integrated throughout the eRA system and used for a variety of agency business such as peer review, application data, and trainee data.  The data also accommodates statistical reporting requirements of the agency.  

Users are responsible for keeping their information current and correct. Once an institution initiates the registration process for the Project Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) or a Scientific Review Administrator enables Commons access for a reviewer for review purposes, the PD/PI or reviewer respectively must verify the accuracy of the personal information located within the eRA Personal Profile. This data must be maintained to ensure that grant applications are processed accurately and that reviewer conflicts may be identified.

The information in the profile includes:

What are the benefits?

Who can use the Personal Profile feature?

This page last reviewed: January 23, 2009