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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
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.
Collage of 10 CTSI-supported researchers

Meet 10 UMN researchers who are accelerating discoveries toward better health

To celebrate CTSI’s 10th anniversary, we’re highlighting 10 researchers who are fulfilling our mission of accelerating discoveries toward better health. 
Neelam Chandiramani, PHDR, Megan Larson, CTSI-Ed, Hani Abdi, PReP Scholar, and Jocelyn Ricard, PReP Scholar, stand together in front of a poster at a past Poster Session event

Eighteen Scholars join CTSI’s summer research training programs

CTSI welcomes 18 undergraduate and professional health science students to the 2021 summer research training programs. 
Mothers Leading Science

Leadership program welcomes twelve researcher-moms

The Mothers Leading Science leadership development program welcomes twelve female faculty and health science researchers to the 2020-2021 cohort. Members of the cohort will receive leadership training, participate in vital monthly…
Jiwoo Lee and Arianne Baldomero

CTSI welcomes 2020 KL2 Scholars

CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core (CTSI-Ed) is pleased to welcome two Scholars to the KL2 Scholars Career Development Program. 

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