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  • Rockefeller University NIH CTSA KL2 Clinical Scholars Program

  • The CTSA-supported KL2 Clinical Scholars Program is a three-year Master's degree program with fully protected time designed to provide an optimal environment for physician-scientists starting a career in patient-oriented research.
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November 10, 2021 | Health Disparities
Rockefeller University Partners with Community Practitioners and Institutions to Study and Eliminate Health Disparities

The study of health and illness in populations often begins by observing differences in patterns across person, place, and time. These differences may provide clues to sources of variation that may reflect not only biological processes, but also underlying inequities in access to resources that some groups experience relative to others.

November 10, 2021 | Emma Guttman-Yassky
Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, Rockefeller University Clinical Scholar Graduate, named Chair of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, a world-renowned expert in the molecular and cellular pathomechanisms of inflammatory skin diseases, has been named Chair of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System.

November 10, 2021 | Research - Transgender Population
NYC Chapter of the International Association for Clinical Research Nursing (IACRN) & The Heilbrunn Family Center for Research Nursing host an Educational Program on the Health and Research Needs of the Transgender Population

Although there is a strong perception by researchers that there is a lack of representation from members of the transgender community in clinical research, there are few data on their actual representation in clinical trials. Approximately 2 million people in the United States identify as transgender and they have specific health needs that are not currently adequately met.

November 10, 2021 | Humanities in Medicine
Positive Exposure

As part of the Clinical Scholars program Humanities in Medicine initiative a group of Clinical Scholars visited the POSITIVE EXPOSURE gallery in New York City. POSITIVE EXPOSURE was founded by Mr. Rick Guidotti, an award-winning fashion photographer, who has brought his artistry to photographing individuals with genetic disorders.

November 10, 2021 | Team Science Initiative
Publication and Dissemination: The Rockefeller Team Science Initiative

As a result of a three-year effort, partly funded by a CTSA Supplemental Award, The Rockefeller Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) created and published the initial results from their Team Science Leadership Initiative in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. Moreover, CCTS has shared the team science leadership competencies and companion survey with the CTSA Hubs at Columbia University and Yale University for their implementation and use.

November 10, 2021 | American College of Healthcare Executives Regent Award
Maija Williams, MPH Receives the 2021 American College of Healthcare Executives Regent Award

Maija Williams, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science Administrative Director, was selected to receive the 2021 American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Regent Award for Volunteer Executive.

November 10, 2021 | Pilot Awards
New Pilot Grants Awarded

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and the Shapiro-Silverberg Fund for the Advancement of Translational Research supported 24 pilot projects out of a total of 27 applications that were submitted this year. CCTS Clinical Scholars received 10 pilot awards. The total awarded for this year is $475,000, which brings the grand total of pilot project funding to $10,988,712 since the program began under the initial CTSA grant in 2006. A total of 530 different pilots have been funded in 48 different laboratories.

November 10, 2021 | Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar
2020 Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar, James Muchira, Selected as the American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar

Dr. James Muchira, an assistant professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been named an American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar.

November 10, 2021 | Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar
2014 Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar Alumna, Jessica Castner, Selected as the National Academy of Medicine Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence

Jessica Castner, PhD, RN-BC, FAEN, FAAN, a 2014 Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar alumna, has been selected as the 2021-2022 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence.

November 10, 2021 | Rockefeller University Clinical Scholar Jeffrey Wong
Meet the Scholar: Jeffrey Wong, MD, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Wong joined the Clinical Scholars program in July 2019 in the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology mentored by Dr. Jeffrey Ravetch.

November 10, 2021 | Rockefeller Historical Vignette
Rockefeller Historical Vignette: Developing a Novel Vaccine Against Yellow Fever That Remains Important Eighty Years Later

By 1930, the year that Max Theiler (1899-1972) arrived at the Rockefeller Foundation International Health Division laboratories on the Rockefeller Institute campus, yellow fever was known to be a viral disease transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.