Steering Committee

The CTSI Steering Committee meets monthly to develop strategic direction for the institute. Members include program directors, health system leaders, community representatives, and scientific leaders.

The Steering Committee is chaired by Dr. Linda Cottler.

CTSI Steering Committee

  • Russell M. Bauer, Ph.D., UF College of Public Health and Health Professions
  • Shirley Bloodworth, Citizen Scientist
  • Robert A. Burne, Ph.D., UF College of Dentistry
  • Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D., M.P.H., University of Miami
  • Michael J. Clare-Salzler, M.D., UF College of Medicine
  • Irvin PeDro Cohen, Ed.D., UF CTSI Community Advisory Board and First Coast YMCA
  • Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and UF College of Medicine
  • Michael Gutter, Ph.D., UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
  • Randy Harmatz, M.B.A., Sebastian Ferrero Office of Clinical Quality & Patient Safety, UF Health
  • William Hogan, M.D., M.S., UF College of Medicine
  • Myra Hurt, Ph.D., Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Peter Iafrate, Pharm.D., UF Institutional Review Boards
  • Marian Limacher, M.D., UF College of Medicine
  • Debra Lyon, Ph.D., R.N., UF College of Nursing
  • Wayne McCormack, Ph.D., UF College of Medicine
  • Thomas A. Pearson, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., UF Health
  • Carl Pepine, M.D., UF College of Medicine
  • Michael Perri, Ph.D., UF College of Public Health and Health Professions
  • Mobeen Rathore, M.B.B.S. (M.D.), UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville
  • Temple O. Robinson, M.D., Bond Community Health Center, Inc.
  • Desmond Schatz, M.D., UF College of Medicine
  • Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, UF College of Nursing
  • John Wingard, M.D., UF Health Cancer Center