The CTSI KL2 Scholars Program supports new clinical and translational research investigators through a three-year mentored training program. The Education, Training and Career Development (EdTRCD) recently announced four new recipients. Two of the scholars have joined the Program this fall and the other two will begin in March 2012. Another RFA will be released soon with a due date around December.
Scholars selected during the Second RFA cycle include:
- Tetyana Shippee, PhD - Health Policy and Management
- Cari Clark, ScD, MPH - Medicine
- Terrence Adam, MD, PhD -- Pharmacy Care and Health Systems (March 2012)
- Silvia Mangia, PhD - Radiology/CMRR (March 2012)
Scholars selected during the first RFA cycle include:
- Maneesh Bhargava, MD - Medicine
- Samir Khariwala, MD - Otolaryngology
- Sarah Cusick, PhD - Pediatrics
Scholars continuing on the KL2 until February 2012 from a previous K12 program include:
- Aviva Abosch, MD, PhD - Neurosurgery
- Jason Baker, MD, MS - Medicine - Infectious Disease
The program offers:
- 75% salary support, up to $100,000 (inclusive of fringe benefits) for protected time for clinical/translational research career development
- $25,000 per year for technical assistance or supplies to assist in obtaining data
- $2,500 per year for primary mentor
- Travel funds of $1,000 per year
Just completing our second RFA cycle the KL2 Scholar Program radiates a palpable energy. The KL2 roster is made up of outstanding junior faculty scholars from a diversity of disciplines at the AHC. The program spans the full spectrum of the clinical and translational research enterprise, including clinical health research.
"We look forward to building a strong scholar community in the upcoming year," said Program Director Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS.
For more information contact Michelle Lamere, MPA, EdTRCD Program coordinator.