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Jeanna Kujava, Jodi Tervo Roberts, Erin Schwab

Announcing the Project REACH 2022–23 cohort

Three community leaders from rural Minnesota have been selected as the 2022-2023 cohort for Project REACH (Rural Experts Advancing Community Health), a joint initiative of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Program through the Office…
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New food insecurity research now shaping clinical care, thanks to CTSI TL1 scholar and PhD student

Food insecurity affects young people in unique ways, according to new research from Laura Hooper, a University of Minnesota doctoral candidate and scholar in CTSI’s Translational Research and Career Training Program (TRACT) TL1 program.
Megan Hoffman

Megan Hoffman to direct CTSI’s research training and participant engagement efforts

Megan Hoffman, MA, has been named Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Program Director of Research Training and Participant Engagement. In this new role, Megan will provide leadership for two major CTSI programs focusing…
Warren McKinney

Former CTSI scholar appointed Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute VP for Equity in Research

Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) announced that Warren McKinney, PhD, has been named HHRI’s VP for Equity in Research. In this role, he also joins the HHRI Board of Directors and the institute’s executive leadership team.…
Three women with a baby stroller at a CTSI scholar reunion

Coaching transforms researchers and institutions

Coaching has proven to be a powerful — if unexpected — force for advancing translational science. It’s certainly helped catalyze the success of the early-career researchers at the University of Minnesota. Ever since CTSI began coaching…
Koushik Paul

Former CTSI scholar addresses health inequities faced by local Native community

Koushik Paul, an alumnus of CTSI’s Pathways to Research Program (PReP) is complementing his education at the University of Minnesota Medical School with hands-on communit
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Research Ethics module now available to UMN researchers as part of Research Ethics Week

A new online course on research ethics is being released in March 2022 through the University’s Training Hub, as part of CTSI’s participation in Research Ethics Week.
Brooke Cunningham

Former CTSI scholar to lead new, equity-focused Minnesota Department of Health bureau

University of Minnesota faculty member and former CTSI scholar Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD, has been tapped to lead the recently created Health Equity Bureau at the Minnesota Department of Health.
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Kim Mansky joins CTSI as K-R01 Transition to Independence program director

Kim Mansky, PhD, joins CTSI as the director of the K-R01 Transition to Independence Program.
2022 Cohort member Rene Pierpont smiles with her two children

Mothers Leading Science program welcomes third cohort

Now in its third year, the Mothers Leading Science program welcomes a new cohort of Researcher Moms for 2022-2023.

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