<principal-investigator> Principal Investigator

Individual(s) responsible for the intellectual content of the work reported in the document.


Multiple co-PIs can be included in successive <principal-investigator> elements.
The <principal-award-recipient> may or may not be the same as the <principal-investigator>, for example, a grant could be awarded to a Department or to individual A, and individual B could serve as the Principal Investigator. When the same individual serves in both roles, the name should be listed in both places.
Note that an <institution> may be included as a <principal-award-recipient>, but not as a <principal-investigator>.

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  principal-investigator
                         %principal-investigator-elements;)*         >
Expanded Content Model

(#PCDATA | contrib-id | name | name-alternatives | string-name)*

Tagged Sample

In an award description

  <award-group id="NIA94" award-type="grant">
   <funding-source>National Institute on Aging</funding-source>
    <string-name><given-names>Sharon R.</given-names>