John E. Wagner, MD

John Wagner named CTSI Senior Advisor

CTSI is pleased to announce the appointment of John E. Wagner, MD, as a Senior Advisor for CTSI. John will contribute to grant conceptualization and writing in close collaboration with Dan Weisdorf. He will also serve on our Executive…
10 years: Clinical and Translational Science Institute

CTSI celebrates 10 years

For 10 years, CTSI has been accelerating discovery toward better health. To do this, CTSI is training the research workforce, streamlining methods and processes, engaging communities and stakeholders, and contributing unique UMN resources…
Chao Yang

CTSI welcomes Chao Yang, CEARCH Assistant Director

Chao Yang has joined CTSI to serve as Assistant Director of its community-engagement function, Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH). In this role, she’ll develop, lead, and sustain community-engaged…
Haitao Chu and Mike Evans

Haitao Chu and Michael Evans appointed to BDAC leadership roles

CTSI is pleased to announce Haitao Chu, PhD, MD, and Michael Evans, MS, have been appointed as Director and Associate Director, respectively, of CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC). They succeed John Connett, PhD, and…
Child screened for heart disease

ODAT supports innovations to improve health equity and accessibility

CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation is supporting the development of novel solutions designed to reduce health disparities.
Power of Partnership

Building trust in science through Power of Partnerships 2021

The 2021 Power of Partnerships event focused on building trust in science and the Covid-19 vaccine through community academic dialogue.
Dr. Ana Núñez

Dr. Ana Núñez joins CTSI as Integration Strategist

Ana Núñez, MD, FACP, has been named Integration Strategist, a newly created CTSI leadership position.  In this role, she’ll collaborate with staff and faculty to: Oversee initiatives that promote inclusive excellence across CTSI and…
Drs. Allen and Berge

Drs. Allen and Berge to co-lead CTSI community engagement

Michele Allen, MD, MS, and Jerica M. Berge, PhD, MPH, LMFT, CFLE, have been named co-directors of CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) function and co-leads of the Community & Collaboration…
Drs. Kozhimannil and Henning-Smith

CTSI announces new Office of Rural Health, welcomes Drs. Kozhimannil and Henning-Smith

Katy Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, will lead a new aligned rural health initiative for CTSI and the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA) effective July 2020.  As OACA’s Director of Rural Health Programs, Dr. Kozhimannil will bring…
George Floyd memorial

A statement on the death of George Floyd

In the past few weeks, Minnesota communities have experienced incredible tragedy and many layers of grief.  We mourn the loss of George Floyd and condemn his murder. We share in the sadness, pain, and outrage, and we support those…

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