Congratulations to our Mentor Academy participants!


The Mentor Academy provides research mentors with opportunities to develop mentoring skills through biweekly sessions during a four-month program.

Launched in 2013, the CTSI Mentor Academy has produced more than 50 Master Mentors from nine colleges throughout the University of Florida.

You can find a full list of mentors here, and a list of participants in the most recent series is listed below.

Beyond the Master Mentor Program, the Mentor Academy plans to develop training programs for early career mentors as well as for mentees, including junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.

Interested in joining the mentor academy? Want to participate in an upcoming session?

Please contact Roger B. Fillingim, PhD, director of the CTSI Mentor Academy:

You can also fill out an application online here. The academy is full for Fall 2018, but we welcome applicants for Spring 2019.


Spring 2018 Mentor Academy Participants

 NameDepartmentCollege
Kelli Barr, PhDComparative, Diagnostic & Population MedicineVeterinary Medicine
Ragnhildur Bjarnadottir, PhD, MPHFamily, Community and Health Systems ScienceNursing
Paramita Chakrabarty, PhD

Neuroscience
Medicine
Miguel Chuquilin, MDNeurologyMedicine
Yan Gong, PhDPharmacotherapy and Translational ResearchPharmacy
Jorge Hernandez PhD, MPVM,DVM
Graduate Education
Veterinary Medicine
Danielle Jake-Schoffman, PhD
Health Education and BehaviorHealth and Human Performance
Jose Lemos, PhDOral BiologyDentistry
Jada Lewis, PhD
Neuroscience
Medicine
Catalina Lopez-Quintero,MD, PhDEpidemiologyPublic Health,Health Professions
Robert Mankowski, PhD
Aging and Geriatric Research
Medicine
Hiren Mehta, PhDMedicineMedicine




Simon Owino, PhD
Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Veterinary Medicine
Anita Rajasekhar, MDMedicineMedicine
Kathryn Ross, PhD, MPHClinical & Health PsychologyMedicine
Scott Tomar, DMD, MPHCommunity Dentistry & Behavioral ScienceDentistry
Deepthi Varma, PhD, MPhil, MSWEpidemiologyPublic Health and Health Profession
Vinata Vedam-Mai, MSc, PhDNeurosurgeryMedicine