Education and Training

CTSI-EdOne of CTSI's major goals is to train and reward interdisciplinary research teams at the University of Minnesota and in our communities. 

CTSI's Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core (CTSI-Ed) offers a pathway for clinical translational science research training and career development, both for investigators and research support staff.

CTSI-Ed is led by David Ingbar, MD, with support from staff and program leads as well as guidance from the Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee (MAC).

Requesting Mentor of the Year Nominations

We are now requesting nominations for the following:

All nomination materials must be received by Thursday, August 23.

Learn more about eligibility, award criteria and the nomination process.
Mentor of the Year and Outstanding Junior Mentor 
Biostatistician Mentor of the Year

Career development continuum

CTSI provides training and education to advance researchers through the career development continuum, from the undergraduate experience to an independent research career as a faculty member. 

CTSI-Ed goals

  • Strengthening CTS career development through enhanced mentorship and a flexible, customizable, and competency-based curriculum to meet individual needs
  • Providing educational opportunities with a coordinated, mentored clinical translational research continuum addressing T1, T2, and T3 research
  • Enhancing faculty rewards and recognition
  • Developing educational materials and delivery platforms to provide flexible, customizable, location-independent learning for research teams at the University and in our communities

Contact us

Core team

David Ingbar, MD
Director
ingba001@umn.edu
612-624-0999

Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC
Assistant Director
mlamere@umn.edu
612-624-0619

Angie Merrifield, MPA
Program Associate
amerrifi@umn.edu
612-624-4698

Megan Larson
Program Associate
mclarson@umn.edu
612-626-1566

Nicole Bowman
Executive Administrative Assistant
bowma149@umn.edu

Program leads

Ned Patterson, DVM, PhD
Director, Pathways to Research Program (PReP) and Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP)
patte037@umn.edu
612-625-5799

David Ingbar, MD
Interim Director, Pre-K Discovery Scholar Program
ingbar001@umn.edu
612-624-0999

Kelvin O. Lim, MD
Director, KL2
kolim@umn.edu
612-626-6772

Jayne Fulkerson, PhD
Director, TL1 Program, and Director, Translational Research Development Program (TRDP)
fulke001@umn.edu
612-624-4823

Angela Panoskaltsis-Mortari, PhD
Associate Director, TL1 Program
panos001@umn.edu
612-626-2950

Esam El-Fakahany, PhD
Director, K-R01 Program, and Co-Director Mentoring
elfak001@umn.edu
612-625-5695

Anne Marie Weber-Main, PhD
Co-Director, Mentoring
weber005@umn.edu
612-624-0468