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CTSI Spotlight: Dr. Emmanuel Thomas, KL2 Scholar

11.16.2017

Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., returned to his hometown of Miami in 2012 to start a translational research program focused on preventing liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma at the Miller School of Medicine. In 2015, Emmanuel became a Miami CTSI KL2 Scholar. The protected time, education and training resources and mentorship that the award brought, were critical in enabling Emmanuel to successfully secure two important and highly-competitive grants in 2017.

CHWs working with the Student Handbook, FL Dept of Health, Tallahassee, April 25, 2017.

Community Health Worker Training Project Facilitates Certifications, Pilots Training Tookit

07.23.2017

Since 2015 the University of Miami, led by Miami CTSI Program Director Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D., and manager and co-president of the Florida Community Health Worker Coalition, Brendaly Rodriguez, along with the Health Council of South Florida, have developed and piloted a structured research training program in patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) for community health workers. As a result, hundreds have been trained and certified in Florida and other states around the country.

Need Help With Your Grant? Schedule a Consultation

07.17.2017

One-on-one grant writing consultations with Dr. Mary Lou King are available to help University of Miami faculty researchers, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students with new or previous grant submissions.

July 19: NCRP Seminar on Disaster Preparedness

07.17.2017

It’s hurricane season. Do you know what to do to prepare for a storm? Join the Network of Clinical Research Professionals on July 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mailman Center for Child Development, 8th floor auditorium.

July 20: Watch the NWABR 2017 IRB Conference

06.20.2017

What drives disruption for Institutional Review Boards and how do you stay ahead of it? The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research IRB Conference will tackle this topic and more at its 2017 program titled Staying Ahead: Disruption & Ethics Review. The entire conference will be made available to watch on July 20 at the Miami CTSI Collaboration Suite.

June 28: Removing Obstacles to Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities

06.14.2017

You are invited to attend a Psychiatry Grand Rounds on June 28 at noon featuring Margarita Alegria, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Alegria will present _Removing Obstacles to Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Behavioral Health Care_.