Governing Board

The purpose of the CTSI Governing Board is to:

  • Appoint and evaluate the leadership of the CTSI;
  • Secure financial commitment from the university and academic health center to the CTSI;
  • Approve the institute’s strategic and financial plans and support alignment of the strategic plans and processes of UF, UF Health and UF CTSI;
  • Ensure institutional support and remove barriers to progress and serve as a resource to CTSI leadership in support of informed and effective decision making, institutional engagement and change management.

For further information contact Dr. David Nelson, Director, UF CTSI, at or call 352-273-8700.

CTSI Governing Board

David Norton, PhD Vice President for Research
Adrian Tyndall, MD Dean, College of Medicine
Thomas Pearson, MD, MPH, PhD Professor, Department of Epidemiology; Director, CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program
Julie Johnson, PharmD Dean, College of Pharmacy
Michael Perri, MD, ABPP Dean, College of Public Health and Health Professions
David R. Nelson, MDCTSI Director; UF Interim Senior Vice President for Health Affairs; President, UF Health
Elizabeth Shenkman, PhDProfessor and Chair, Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics
Co-director, CTSI