ICRE News 2021

November 11, 2021

Dr. Ana Radovic Earns NIH Health Disparities Research Funding

Ana Radovic, MD, MSc, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh, received R21 funding from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for a proposal to develop targeted online interventions for sexual and gender minority youth (SGMY), who are at greater risk for severe mental health disorders, to enhance help-seeking for mental health conditions.

November 10, 2021

Dr. Hailey Bulls Receives UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Junior Scholar Award

Congratulations to assistant professor of medicine Hailey W. Bulls, PhD, of the Division of General Internal Medicine, on her receipt of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Junior Scholar Award for Clinical/Translational Cancer Research.

October 12, 2021

ICRE Alum and Current Faculty Member Earns Mid-Career Faculty Achievement Award

Gretchen Shelesky, MD, MS, was named a recipient of the 2021 Mid Career Faculty Achievement Award at the Family Medicine Education Consortium Annual Meeting held in Pittsburgh on October 8-10, 2021.

October 11, 2021

ICRE Alumna and Current CTS Fellow Awarded Early Career Leukemia/Lymphoma Research Grant

Pitt Pharmacy Research Scientist Katherine M. Eichinger, PharmD, PhD, MS, was recently awarded a Sponsored Early Career Leukemia/Lymphoma Research Grant from the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) and supported by AcertaPharma, a member of the AstraZeneca Group.

October 5, 2021

Medical Education Program Alumni Named to Academy of Master Educators

The 6th Annual Medical Education Day, sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Academy of Master Educators and Office of the Vice Dean, was held on September 17, 2021. Medical Education Day offers an opportunity for the UPSOM community to gather, discuss medical education innovations, and learn what medical educators are doing at Pitt.

August 18, 2021

LEADS Wins 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

The Institute for Clinical Research Education’s Leading Emerging and Diverse Scholars to Success (LEADS) program has won a 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

August 6, 2021

ICRE Alumna Leads Largest-Ever Analysis of Opioid Use Disorder Among Medicaid Recipients

Julie Donohue, PhD, an alumna of the Clinical and Translational Science Scholars Program (KL2), recently first-authored...

August 5, 2021

ICRE Director Receives Pitt Seed Grant

ICRE Director Dr. Doris Rubio was recently announced as one of the recipients of a Seed Grant from the University of Pittsburgh for a proposal to promote a culture of inclusive excellence to support new faculty of color.

June 4, 2021

ICRE Recognizes Class of 2021 with Virtual Celebration

The Institute for Clinical Research Education premiered a graduation video on Saturday, May 22, which recognized 88 graduates of the Degree Programs and Career Development Programs. The video includes a keynote address delivered by Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and the Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

May 17, 2021

Dr. Thomas Radomski Named the Assistant Director of the Institute for Clinical Research Education

Dr. Radomski is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science within the Division of General Internal Medicine. As a practicing general internist and health services researcher, Dr. Radomski’s primary interest is in healthcare value.

May 12, 2021

CSTP Trainee Inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Ololade (Lola) Adebiyi, current trainee in the Clinical Scientist Training Program (CSTP) and fourth year medical student, was formally inducted into the Charles G. Watson Chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society on May 6.

May 5, 2021

2020 Kuno Award Ceremony Celebrating Dr. Tamar Krishnamurti

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend S&R Foundation’s virtual celebration honoring Dr. Tamar Krishnamurti, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and clinical and translational science.

April 22, 2021

MS in Medical Education Alumni Earn Society of General Internal Medicine Awards

Two alumni of the Master of Science in Medical Education Degree Program, Dr. Jennifer Corbelli and Dr. Adam Sawatsky, were presented with awards...

April 21, 2021

Current ICRE Program Director and KL2 Alum Testifies at U.S. House of Representatives Hearing

J. Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh, Director of the Clinical Scientist Track for Residents...

February 25, 2021

Dr. Doris Rubio Earns the 2021 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Award

Doris Rubio, PhD, Director of the Institute for Clinical Research Education and Division of General Internal Medicine faculty, is a recipient of the 2021 Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Award for championing workplace diversity and supporting junior faculty.

February 23, 2021

Medical Education Alumni and Faculty Earn UPSOM Medical Education Awards

The annual University of Pittsburgh Curriculum Colloquium Awards Ceremony recognizing outstanding faculty contributions to medical education through several prestigious awards was held virtually on February 11, 2021. Honorees are selected by the Award Review Committee and the Dean, based on nominations by students and faculty.

January 14, 2021

ICRE Alum Dr. Abby Spencer Named Vice Chair of Education and Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine

The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently named Abby L. Spencer, MD, MS, FACP, to the position of Vice Chair of Education and Professor of Medicine.

January 4, 2021

Dr. Sarah Merriam Named Assistant Director of the ICRE Medical Education Academic Programs

It was recently announced that Sarah Merriam, MD, MS will be named Assistant Director of the Institute for Clinical Research Education’s Degree Granting Programs in Medical Education on January 1, 2021.


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