“Mendy” Elizabeth C. Dunn, MSN, RN has been named the Associate Director of Clinical Research. Dunn will oversee CTSI’s service center and clinical research center. In this role, she will support investigators and their associates by developing and improving services offered by the CTSI.
In her previous role she served as the Administrative Director of Nursing Research at UF Health Shands where she provided leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of nursing research. She has 20 years of expertise in healthcare including work in clinical microbiology, emergency/critical care nursing, and as a clinical trial manager with trial portfolios that included coronary artery disease, oncology, neurology, wound care, and infectious disease. Dunn’s research interests include clinical research professional development, quality outcomes in clinical trials, and pragmatic trial design.
"“Joining the CTSI team is an exciting opportunity to engage in the science of translation and I look forward to supporting cutting edge services promoting innovative and quality research.”