Promoting Education and
   Research in Clinical and Translational
Science across the Career Pipeline

Clinical Scientist Training Program

Home > Clinical Scientist Training Program > Participants in Clinical Scientist Training Program

Graduates of the Clinical Scientist Training Program

2013 Graduates

Ryan Li

Program Mentors: James Irrgang, PhD, PT, Director of Clinical Research in Orthopaedic Surgery.


Project Title: Predictors of Knee Osteoarthritis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.

Ben Sprague

Program Mentors: Flordeliza Villanueva, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging, and Director of the Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics.


Project Title: The Use of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging to Identify Human Carotid Vasa Vasorum in Vivo and the Correlation of Results with Acute Coronary Events.

Lisa Tseng

Program Mentors: Anne Newman, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine and Director of the Center for Aging and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology.

Project Title: Evaluating the Relationship Between Weight Change and Physical Function During the Menopausal Transition.

Niketa Williams

Program Mentors: Sharon Hillier, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductive Sciences, Molecular Genetics, and Biochemistry, Director of Reproductive Infectious Diseases Research at Magee-Womens Hospital, and Director of Magee-Womens Hospital Center of Excellence in Women's Health; and Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, Assistant Investigator, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee-Womens Research Institute.

Project Title: Evaluating the Legacy of Microbicide Trial Participation Among Women in Lusaka, Zambia.



Return to top.