The annual CCTS Clinical and Translational Science Training Program (CTSTP) is back in full swing, convening each Wednesday from January to June with the largest cohort to date. The 46 participants from three CCTS Partner Institutions represent a wide variety of disciplines and departments, as you can see in the list below.

Congratulations to the 2020 CTSTP Cohort:

Hassan AbuNurah, UAB, Physical Therapy Dylan Addis, UAB, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Mansour Alotaibi, UAB, Physical Therapy
Mustafa Al-Obaidi, UAB, Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship Abdulsalam Alsulami, UAB, Graduate Medical Education – Infectious Diseases Yurany Andrea Arevalo Canizales, UAB, Neurology/StrokeNet
Cheyanne Barba, UAB, Psychology Burthia Booker, UAB, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery John Bridges, UAB, Pediatrics/Rheumatology
Chia-Ying Chiu, Health Services Administration Stephen Clarkson, UAB, Cardiology Sarah Deemer, UAB, Nutrition Sciences
Radhika Gangaraju, UAB, Hematology & Oncology Christopher Hurt, UAB, Physical Therapy Jesse Jones, UAB, Neurosurgery
Dae Hyun Kim, UAB, Health Services Admininistration Rubymel Knupp, UAB, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Margaret Marks, UAB, Pediatrics/Endocrinology
Tatiana Marquez Lago, UAB, Genetics Adriana Massicano Vidal Fernandez, UAB, Radiology  Kasi McPherson, UAB, Nephrology
Rachel Muir, UAB, Pathology Donna Murdough, UAB, Pediatrics Cassandra Newsom, UAB, Neurobiology
Samia O’Bryan, UAB, Cell, Development & Integrative Biology Babak Orandi, UAB, Surgery Jo Ann Otts, University of South Alabama, Adult Health Nursing
Scott E. Phillips, UAB, Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Caroline Presley, UAB, Preventive Medicine Gina Rebesco, UAB, Radiation Oncology
Keyur Savla, UAB, Vision Science Emily Spangler, UAB, Surgery/Vascular Scott Strickler, UAB, Radiation Oncology
Kadambari Vijaykumar, UAB, Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Grant Williams, UAB, Hematology & Oncology Jereme Wilroy, UAB, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Ashley Wiltshire, UAB, Ob/Gyn Julio Yanes, Auburn University, Psychology Christopher Fowler, UAB, Peds/Pulmonary & Sleep
Dulce Gomez, Auburn University, Exercise Physiology Cesar Gonzalez, UAB, Psychology Rajesh Gupta, UAB Endocrinology
Jiay Hao, UAB, Biostatistics David Harris, UAB, Radiation Oncology Rashid Harunur, UAB, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Joseph Jones, UAB, Radiation Oncology    

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The CTSTP provides participants with more than 50 hours of didactic and interactive instruction in clinical and translational science competencies. Each session features experienced researchers and experts covering an array of topics, including grant writing and clinical trial management. Those who complete the course earn a certificate of participation. CTSTP can also be taken for credit towards a master’s degree in public health (EPI 680).

CCTS generally announces the CTSTP call for applications in late fall. To learn more, visit the CTSTP page.