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Clarence Jones

Recognizing Clarence Jones for CEARCH Management Council Service 2017-2021

At the end of 2021, Clarence Jones, MEd, ended his tenure with the CEARCH Management Council, which helps shape the way CTSI engages the broader community in University of Minnesota research. Clarence will continue serving on CTSI’s Hub…
Arjun Gupta, MD; Sagar Deshpande, MD, MPP; Brian Hilliard, MD

UMN investigators to test ideas for improving healthcare delivery

Three University of Minnesota investigators will receive support to test their ideas for enhancing healthcare delivery, such as by improving patient outcomes, decreasing the burden on the healthcare system, and reducing costs.
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…

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