Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Translating Science into Solutions for Better Health


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The SC CTSI provides leadership, expertise, infrastructure, and funding to promote high-quality clinical and translational research that addresses major health needs of the diverse communities of Los Angeles.

Core Groups

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Six core groups within the SC CTSI provide expertise and support for clinical research, community engagement, research informatics, research development, workforce development and digital innovation. Two core groups support the operations of the SC CTSI through high-quality administration, and evaluation and improvement. Together they assure that the SC CTSI can engage diverse partners and communities in clinical research; promote team science; expand the clinical and translational workforce; and help to create efficient processes and systems for the conduct of clinical research.

Institute Directors

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Biographies of our core group directors

Our Partners

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Our institute includes academic, clinical, and community partners throughout Southern California.

Cody Haight, MPH

Shawna Silesky

Shawna Silesky

Juan Ruiz

Joanne Pak

Job Opportunities

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SC CTSI Success Stories

Asking the right questions can lead to great health impact. Search the research successes SC CTSI programs have enabled. Read more >>