Angelica Koch

CTSI welcomes Dr. Angelica Koch, CEARCH Assistant Director

Angelica Koch, DrPH, has joined CTSI as Assistant Director of our Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) team. In this role, she’ll develop, lead, and sustain community-engaged research initiatives, programs…
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CTSI receives funding for K12 career development program

CTSI has received additional funding from the National Institutes of Health for its K12 Scholars Career Development Program. It’s a five-year award amounting to more than $5.3 million.
Dan Weisdorf, Peter Crawford, Damien Fair

CTSI leadership retirement and transition

Peter Crawford, MD, PhD, and Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD, will be joining Bruce Blazar, MD, to lead CTSI and our Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant.
Scott Horsfall

Scott Horsfall named program director of Biorepository and Laboratory Services

Scott Horsfall, MBA, CT (ASCP), has joined CTSI as the program director for Biorepository and Laboratory Services (BLS), bringing a wealth of experience and expertise in clinical administration and laboratory management. 
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CTSI receives $53.9 million to advance health research

The University of Minnesota’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently received $53.9 million in National Institutes of Health funding to find better, faster ways to bring scientific advances to real-world use. The…
Megan Hoffman

Inaugural John Song Award presented to Megan Hoffman

The John Song Award was established in memory of Dr. John Song, who worked on behalf of CTSI for seven years as a member of the CTSI Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed) Internal Advisory Board and mentor to…
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UMN hosts systemwide event on building effective University-community partnerships

Earlier this month, University of Minnesota practitioners, faculty, and researchers and community-serving organizations from four of the University’s five campuses gathered at an inaugural summer institute designed to help participants…
Jayne Fulkerson, David Ingbar, Michelle Lamere, and Megan Larson

CTSI-Ed updates: Co-directors and staff promotions

CTSI is pleased to share that some of its faculty and staff within CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed) team are taking on expanded responsibilities.
Shana Steinbeck and Christopher Streib

Investigators to test ideas for improving healthcare delivery

Two University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview investigators will receive support to test their ideas for enhancing healthcare delivery, such as improving patient outcomes, decreasing the burden on the healthcare system, and reducing…
Eva Furrow and team

Poster session with a twist invites loved ones to take the lead

The latest CTSI poster session had a twist. Called the Un-Poster Session, it allowed researchers’ family and friends to get in on the event by taking over the presentation.