Service Description

The SC CTSI Communications core aids the overall Institute with marketing, communication, advertising, dissemination, event planning, and social media. They also provide external communication services in the form of news stores, dissemination of reports and findings, plain language summaries, and more. Finally, the Communications core helps investigators and study teams achieve more effective participant recruitment by providing consultations, creating targeted recruitment plans and timelines, and deploying a homegrown recruitment service called Trial Promoter that makes social media recruitment automatic and easy.

If you are an SC CTSI staff, faculty or affiliate and need to request communications services, click here.

If you are outside of the Institute and want to contact the Communications team, email

Contact information

Nicki Karimipour
Associate Director of Communications

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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.