Our current trainees and our alumni are active researchers!

Combined, our alumni have received over $27 million dollars in grant funding!

Current students have published around 110 articles, 51 of them first-authored.

Alumni have published over 1,000, almost half of them first authored!

Student Highlights

MSCTR Trainee Wins Poster Award

Dr. Lynn Babcock Cimpello, a student in the MS program, recently received an award for her poster titled, "Acute Predictors of Postconcussion Syndrome in Children" at the Association for Clinical Research Training annual meeting.

CTR Alumnus Makes News

Study: Dogs May Act as Allergy Shots - Cincinnati Enquirer, Sept. 29, 2010: The family dog might fetch some youngsters protection against allergy symptoms, new research finds.

Article quotes study corresponding author Tolly Epstein, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology

CTR Student awarded Career Development Grant (NIH K23)

Marzieh Salehi, MD, assistant professor in the division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, has received a five-year, $893,490 career development grant (NIH K23) from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Salehi will investigate the mechanisms through which surgical weight-loss procedures, such as gastric bypass, affect insulin secretion and correct diabetes.


Center for Environmental Genetics (CEG) Awards CEG New Investigator Scholars

CONGRATULATIONS to our Clinical Researchers!
Click here to view the awards ceremony.

Tolly Epstein, MD
Clinical Fellow, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, College of Medicine

David Hooper, MD
Clinical Fellow, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Kelly Metz, MD
Clinical Fellow, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Nicholas Newman, DO, FAAP
Clinical Fellow, Molecular Epidemiology in Children’s Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health


Clinical and Translational Research Program Alumni Accomplishments

To date, the MS in Clinical and Translational Research program has over 60 graduates actively engaged in the field of clinical research. Combined, our alumni have served as principal investigators on over 13 federally-funded grants and published over 335 scholarly articles! At least 33 of our alumni currently hold academic positions at colleges and universities across the globe. Our graduates are making a difference in the lives of children and adults all over the world. If you're an alumnus and would like to send an update on your work, please email mscrtp@uc.edu.


Clinical and Translational Research Program Trainee Works to Improve Patient Access

CRTP trainee Brett Kissela's work to improve patient access to specialties and services through the UC Physicians Re-engineering Project is highlighted in a recent UC HealthNews article. Dr. Kissela is the vice chair for education and clinical services the neurology department. He earned his MD at the Washington University School of Medicine in 1995.