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January 10, 2020

PhD in CTS Trainee Named Endowed Chair at Washington University School of Medicine

Current PhD in CTS trainee Patrick White, MD, has been named the inaugural Stokes Family Endowed Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care…

November 19, 2019

PhD in CTS Student Wins Excellence in Global Surgery Research Award

Current PhD in Clinical and Translational Science student Alejandro Munoz-Valencia, MD, won an award for his research at the Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons…

January 16, 2020

Health Services Research Seminar
Speaker: César Escobar-Viera, PhD, MD, MPH


February 18, 2020

"Writing Productivity" (CEED scholars only)
Speaker: Natasha Tokowicz, PhD


"I am convinced that mentorship is critical to the success of young investigators.  Through the ICRE I gained valuable mentorship and then was given an opportunity to become a mentor myself.  In addition, the perspective on clinical research has enabled me to envision a medical technology all the way from the bench side to the bedside, which is quite uncommon in my field."

Chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
William Kepler Whiteford Endowed Professor
2011 Clinical and Translational Science Scholars Program Graduate
2009 Certificate in Clinical Research Program Graduate

Grant Opportunities

2020 NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute

Hosted by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) aims to support the research career development of promising minority health and health disparities research scientists early in their careers.


2020 Putnam Scholars Program

The Putnam Scholars Program (PSP), from the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH), is a 2-year fellowship providing mentorship, networking opportunities, and professional development to early career faculty, trainees, or advanced post-doctoral fellows (fellows and mentors must both be ACH members).


2020 Culture of Health Leaders

This program supports early career scientists, particularly individuals from groups underrepresented in the life sciences, who have the potential to become leaders in academic reseThis leadership program from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offers intensive learning opportunities with some of today’s foremost health and equity experts.


2020 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator Program

The HHMI Investigator competition is open to basic researchers and physician scientists from more than 200 eligible institutions (including Pitt) who catalyze discovery research in basic and biomedical sciences, plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, or computational biology.


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