Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed)

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CTSI-Ed provides clinical translational science research training and education to advance researchers through the career development continuum, from the undergraduate experience to an independent faculty researcher.

CTSI-Ed’s mission is to train the next generation of diverse, multidisciplinary biomedical scientists and leaders, conducting clinical and translational research to improve the health of populations. With seven career development and training programs and two career enhancement programs, CTSI-Ed provides training, funding, and support throughout the career trajectory of translational investigators.

CTSI-Ed is led by David Ingbar, MD, with support from staff and program leads as well as guidance from the Internal Advisory Boards.

Training programs


CTSI-Ed Office
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David Ingbar, MD
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Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC
Assistant Director
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Angie Merrifield, MPA
Program Manager 
(primary contact for trainee programs)
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Megan Larson
Senior Program Associate 
(primary contact for faculty programs)
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Nicole Bowman
Executive Administrative Assistant 
(primary contact for student programs and general questions)
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