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Grant will train community health workers

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., MPH, FACE, CTSI community engagement program director, is a principal investigator on the grant with researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of California-Davis.

New Translational Science of COVID-19 Seminar

This series will feature UF investigators funded by the Rapid-Response Translational Research Projects to Address COVID-19 Pandemic pilot program. The goal of this program is to stimulate cross-disciplinary knowledge and research.

CTSI pilots, other efforts speed COVID-19 research

UF Health leaders have taken steps to speed novel coronavirus research, recognizing the urgent need to provide answers and options to the communities they serve. There are two key components of this effort: IRB retooled its approval process for coronavirus trials, and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, or CTSI, set up a $2 million pilot research fund for scientists with translational projects that can be rapidly mobilized.

Duane Mitchell announced as CTSI director

A leading expert in the search for ways to treat aggressive adult and pediatric brain tumors, Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., was named director of the UF CTSI, assistant vice president for research, and associate dean for translational science and clinical research.

CTSI research professional certification recognition featured by ACRP

The CTSI recently hosted an annual reception honoring research professionals who have earned and maintained professional certifications – some for more than 20 years. The Association of Clinical Research Professionals featured these efforts in its national newsletter, along with Allison Trainor, MPH, CPH, CCRC, a past president of the North…