Miami CTSI

Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is New Co-Director of MSCTI Program


Drs. Tatjana Rundek and Tulay Koru-Sengul

The Miami CTSI has named Tulay Koru-Sengul, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, as the new Co-Director of the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation (MSCTI) at the Miller School of Medicine.

Koru-Sengul joins Director Tatjana Rundek, M.D., Ph.D., who has been leading the MSCTI program since 2014 and who is also Co-Director for the CTSI’s Translational Workforce Development and KL2 programs.

“I am so happy that Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul has joined the MSCTI program. She is a highly respected research leader in her field. Her wealth of experience in research and education as well as in mentoring students, post-docs and junior faculty across multiple disciplines makes her a valuable member of our MSCTI team,” said Rundek, Professor of Neurology, Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging, and Scientific Director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute.

Koru-Sengul is also the graduate program director of the Master of Science in Biostatistics and the lead faculty member overseeing the Master of Science in Public Health program at the Miller School of Medicine. She earned her master’s degree in biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University School of

Public Health, and both master’s and doctoral degrees in statistics from University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences. She was awarded 2016-2017 Faculty of the Year by the Miller School’s Department of Public Health Sciences.

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