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The Medical Student Summer Research Program (MSSRP) has a long history at MCW. This past fall, the MCW Medical Student and Summer Research Programs was re-launched and renamed as the "Summer Academic programs for Medical Students” or SAMS for short (P is silent). We will...

Being a CTSI TL1 scholar has been a unique and valuable experience which has cultivated my development as a translational researcher. As a third-year doctoral student in Marquette University’s Clinical Psychology program, I am responsible for graduate coursework, clinical practicum, managing a research lab, working as...

Greetings, my name is Kenyon Proby. I have been a part of CTSI’s 500 Stars Program for two years. CTSI has opened my eyes to the world of science in a way that I would have never imagined, through research. There are many issues in the...

Brandon Berens joined the CTSI Clinical Trials Office (CTO) two years ago as a clinical research coordinator. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Recently, Brandon became a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) through the national Association of Clinical...

The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin congratulates Bradley Taylor, CTSI Chief Research Informatics Officer, on his selection into the inaugural class of 130 Fellows with the American Medical Informatics Association’s (AMIA) newly established FAMIA Applied Informatics Recognition Program. The program is established...

Andrea Moosreiner has been a registered dietitian with the CTSI Adult Translational Research Unit for the past 8 years. She holds a graduate degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Public Health and understands that eating right is different for everyone. Her nutrition knowledge is rooted...

Ryan Spellecy, PhD is an Associate Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities in the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, in the Institute for Health Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Spellecy leads CTSI's Clinical Research Scholars program, a program designed to support and...

Ayman Isahaku participated in CTSI's 500 Stars Initiative, a ten-year, comprehensive, multi-institutional, and community-focused, education and workforce diversity plan, with the overarching objective of replenishing, while increasing diversity in the translational science workforce. Ayman shared his experiences from participating in our 500 Stars Summer Internship program. CTSI...

The CTSI community has come together once again to work in partnership in interdisciplinary research teams to advance research discoveries that lead to improved health.  The CTSI Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program advocates, facilitates and fosters the continuum of research from bench to bedside...

Leslie Bojar, BBA is the CTSI Business Operations Coordinator. Her role is crucial in the stability of our department. She manages coordination of financial and business processes including: pre-award, post-award, purchasing, budgeting, and receivables within the CTSI. Leslie also acts as liaison with Human Resources...

Dr. Zeno Franco, assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine was recently named a 2017 Health Care Hero by Milwaukee Business News along with 4 other MCW faculty.  The Health Care Heros awards are presented annually by BizTimes Milwaukee to honor the positive...

As a CTSI TL1 scholar, I have been provided with the time and resources to focus on my development as a clinical/translational science researcher. The multi-theoretical training provided by this program has exposed me to innovative techniques that will extend my research program in directions...

I am currently a fourth-year clinical psychology doctoral student at Marquette University and a student mentee in the CTSI Scientific Teams Advancing Research Translations (START) TL1 Mentored Translational Research Training Program. Being a student mentee in the TL1 program has been invaluable, given my desire to...

The CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin congratulates Tammy Lyn Kindel, MD, PhD, recipient of the 2017 NIH Mentored Career Development Award. The award provides training opportunities for junior faculty working in clinical and translational research to become independent investigators. Dr. Kindel is an assistant professor of surgery...

Meredith Adams, MD, MS, assistant professor of anesthesiology and CTSI Clinical Research Scholar, has been awarded a four-year, $737,492 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Development Award (K08) from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. The goal of the award, titled, “Identifying opioid response phenotypes...

The Dean's Award in Clinical & Translational Science was created to recognize MCW faculty and staff who have made a significant contribution to advancing translational science. The Award will be presented at the MCW Convocation Ceremony on October 6, 2015. Please take a moment to...

Purushottam W. “Prakash” Laud, PhD has been named Acting Director of the CTSI Biostatistics Program. Dr. Laud is the Acting Director of the Division of Biostatistics in the MCW Institute for Health and Society and Acting Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource in the Cancer...

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