SC CTSI Mentored Career Development in Clinical Translational Science Scholars Announced

The scholars will begin their course work on June 1, 2019 to develop critical clinical and translational research skills.

January 28, 2019

The SC CTSI’s Mentored Career Development in Clinical and Translational Science (MCD-CTS) Training Program is pleased to announce that four new scholars were selected from among a number of competitive applications of highly accomplished junior faculty at USC and CHLA to receive the MCD-CTS Award beginning June 1, 2018.

“We are very pleased at the quality and diversity of candidates this year.  It was both challenging and exciting to choose only four recipients among this highly competitive pool.  We are fortunate that this cohort of MCD-CTS recipients includes representation from three schools across USC and CHLA,” said Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, and Cecilia M Patino-Sutton MD PhD, professors at the USC Keck School of Medicine and Directors of SC CTSI’s MCD-CTS Training Program. The new scholars, comprising the tenth group are:

Julie Jaffray, MD, Asst Prof, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, CHLA

Jeremy Mason, PhD, Asst Prof, Keck School of Medicine,  Department of Urology, USC 

Scott Mosley, PharmD, Asst Prof, School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, USC

Natalia Sanchez, PhD, Asst Prof, Ostrow School of Dentistry, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, USC

Since 2010, 44 junior faculty have received this mentored career development award. The MCD-CTS Scholars program is part of Workforce Development of the CTSI. The program offers training in clinical translational science, seminars devoted to research career development, and opportunities to present work in local and national settings. Program resources include salary support, access to core SC CTSI facilities, expertise and guidance in research design, measurement and questionnaire design, study coordination, data management, and biostatistical analysis.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.