The CTSI is a function-based organization advancing translational science through transformative programs that develop new capabilities for research and translation to practice, provision of services and resources for research teams, and a portfolio of training and education programs for the translational workforce.
Dr. Duane A. Mitchell serves as Director of the CTSI and Dr. Betsy Shenkman serves as Co-Director. Dr. Thomas Pearson serves as principal investigator of the NIH CTSA KL2 award, and Dr. Wayne McCormack serves as principal investigator of the NIH CTSA TL1 award.
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The CTSI Home provides organization and administrative support for the CTSI and its activities.
The Evaluation and Tracking team provides strategic and tactical input regarding the direction and operation of the CTSI.
The UF CTSI is committed to open, participatory processes for gathering input from its constituents regarding ways to improve clinical and translational science and making decisions regarding priorities and resource allocations. Governance groups provide input and accountability.
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Duane A Mitchell M.D., Ph.D.
Director – UF Clinical And Translational Science Institute; Assistant Vice President For Research – University Of Florida; Associate Dean – UF College Of Medicine
Elizabeth A Shenkman Ph.D.
Department Chair And Professor
The UF CTSI leadership:
- Provides visioning, leadership and direction to all aspects of the UF CTSI
- Fosters and cultivates collaboration and external relationships
- Models values, and conveys purpose of UF CTSI to all stakeholder groups
- Leads development of strategies and goals
- Engages in open, honest and direct communications
- Drives and champions change management processes
- Leads and manages governance structure and activities
- Builds a mature, competent learning organization in support of clinical and translational science
- Oversees all services and functions, ensuring optimal performance, efficiency, effectiveness, and customer focus
- Oversees development and implementation of annual strategic and budget planning
In addition, the UF CTSI Leadership and its Executive Committee (see below) represent the UF CTSI in meetings of the national CTSA Consortium Steering Committee and Domain Task Forces.
|Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH||Associate Dean for Research and Dean’s Professor, UF College of Public Health Professions and UF College of Medicine|
|William Hogan, MD, MS||Professor of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, UF College of Medicine|
|Jeffrey Joyce, PhD||Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, Florida State University College of Medicine|
|Chris McCarty, PhD||Chair, Department of Anthropology, UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences|
|Faheem Guirgis, MD, FACEP||KL Program Director; Associate Professor; Program Director, Emergency Medicine And Acute Care Research Fellowship|
|Duane A. Mitchell, MD, PhD||CTSI Director, Assistant VP for Research, Associate Dean for Translational Science and Clinical Research|
|Elizabeth Shenkman, PhD||Professor and Chair, UF Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics; Co-director, CTSI|
|Wayne T. McCormack, PhD||Distinguished Scholar and Professor,Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine; TL1 Program Director|
|Biomedical Informatics||William Hogan, MD, MS||Professor, Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine|
|Translational Communication||Janice Krieger, PhD||Professor, Department of Advertising, College of Journalism and Communications|
|Community Engagement and Research||Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH||Chair, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions|
|Community Engagement and Research||Mobeen Rathore, MD||Professor, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Jacksonville|
|Learning Health System||Elizabeth Shenkman, PhD||Chair, Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine|
|Personalized Medicine||Julie Johnson, Pharm.D||Dean, College of Pharmacy|
|Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design||Peihua Qiu, PhD||Professor and Founding Chair Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health Professions|
|Translational Workforce Development||Stephen Kimmel, MD||Professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions|
|Translational Workforce Development||Faheem Guirgis, MD, FACEP||Associate Professor; Program Director, Emergency Medicine And Acute Care Research Fellowship|
Core Facility Directors
|Biobehavioral||Sara Nixon, PhD||Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, College of Medicine, College of Liberal Arts and Science|
|Center for Cellular Reprogramming||Naohiro Terada, MD, PhD||Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine|
|Center for Safety, Simulation and Advanced Learning Technologies||Samsun Lampotang, PhD||Professor of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine|
|CTSI Biorepository||Kristianna M Fredenburg, MD, PhD||Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine|
|Genotyping||Taimour Langaee, MSPH, PhD||Research Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, College of Pharmacy|
|Human Imaging||Song Lai, PhD||Professor of Radiation Oncology and Neurology, College of Medicine|
|Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics||Timothy Garrett, PhD||Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine|
|Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics||Richard Yost||Professor, Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences|
|Translational Drug Development Core||Christopher R. McCurdy, PhD||Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy|