Mentor of the Year Award

The annual CTSI Mentor of the Year Award, Outstanding Junior Mentor of the Year Award and Biostatistician Mentor of the Year Award recognize outstanding research mentors, using nominations provided by the mentees themselves.

Mentors are evaluated based on the research guidance they provided as well as their interpersonal and motivational skills, promotion of career development, mentor training record, and NIH biosketch.

Mentors for any current or past CTSI-Ed Scholar are eligible for these awards. 

Award Winners

Mentor of the Year

2018: Kathryn Cullen, MD

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2017: Michele Allen, MD, MS, Medical School

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2016: Christine Wendt, MD, Medical School

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2015: James Cloyd, III, PharmD, College of Pharmacy

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 2014: Kelvin Lim, MD, Medical School

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2013: Carol Lange, PhD, Medical School

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2012: Betsy Seaquist, MD, Medical School

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Biostats Mentor of the Year

2018: Cavan Reilly, PhD, School of Public Health

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2017: John Connett, PhD, School of Public Health

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2016: Kyle Rudser, PhD, School of Public Health

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2015: Lynn Eberly, PhD, School of Public Health

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Outstanding Junior Mentor of the Year

2018: Elizabeth Rogers, MD, MAS, Medical School

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2017: Reena Kartha, PhD, College of Pharmacy

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2016: Lisa Coles, MS, PhD, College of Pharmacy

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 2015: Rebecca Shlafer, MPH, PhD, Medical School

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2014: Alicia Allen, PhD, Medical School

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