Three young researchers in our career development programs share how their CTSI mentors are helping them flourish.
Nominations are being sought for CTSI's annual Mentor of the Year awards program that recognizes University of Minnesota research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician mentors of any current or past CTSI Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-ED) Scholar.
“Our CTSI-supported research project didn’t just inform public policy; it led directly to the creation of new legislation,” says Dr. Rebecca Shlafer.
Fellow U of M faculty member Dr. Katy Kozhimannil adds, “CTSI support formalized our University-community partnership, which was critical to our ability to make a nationwide impact with our work."
“The protected time, training, mentorship, and support I received through CTSI’s KL2 Scholars Career Development Program has had a significant impact on my research career. CTSI’s support enabled me to secure an R01 grant to continue my research, which ultimately aims to improve quality of life for nursing home residents.”
- Dr. Tetyana Shippee of the School of Public Health
At the CTSI Poster Session and Reception on Sept. 27, CTSI bestowed awards to outstanding research mentors.
CTSI has accepted 15 student and faculty researchers into its research career development programs. Programs are designed to advance researchers through the career development continuum, from the undergraduate experience to an independent research career as a faculty member.
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recognized nine researchers for having outstanding posters and presentations at the annual CTSI Poster Session and Reception held January 20 at McNamara Alumni Center.
At the CTSI Poster Session on Jan. 20, CTSI honored University of Minnesota Associate Professor Lynn Eberly, MS, PhD, with the first CTSI Biostatistician Mentor of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding biostatistical mentors.
Mentees praised Dr. Eberly for her keen intellect, dedication, patience, thoughtfulness, and ability to help her mentees become successful independent researchers.
CTSI will honor James Cloyd III, PharmD, with its 2015 Mentor of the Year Award on Jan. 20, 2016 during its Annual Scholar Poster Session and Reception at the McNamara Alumni Center.
CTSI is accepting nominations for its Biostatistician Mentor Awards until Thursday, Nov. 12.
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