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Clinical and Translational Science Institute Personnel

Meet the various teams that support Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

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Advisory Boards and Committees

External Advisory Board (EAB) Expand answer

The External Advisory Board (EAB) consists of representatives from other CTSA-funded institutions who share their experience with implementing CTSA programs at their institutions and offer advice on how Penn State CTSI can be more effective.

The members of the EAC participate in annual on-site meetings, review Penn State CTSI programs, and assess whether milestones for CTSI and its individual programs have been achieved. The EAC provides a written report that is shared with the NIH and Penn State leadership.

Internal Advisory Committee: University Health Sciences Council (UHSC) Expand answer

Penn State University Health Sciences Council (UHSC) – responsible for developing, recommending and promoting initiatives across the institution to advance health sciences education, research, service and outreach – serves as the internal advisory committee of the CTSI.

Members of UHSC include executive leadership from the Office of the Vice President for Research and the colleges of agriculture, engineering, health and human development, information sciences and technology, medicine, liberal arts, nursing and science, as well as leadership from various cross-campus institutes, University Libraries and other groups.

Current UHSC members are listed here.

Mentoring and Career Development Advisory Panel (MCDAP) Expand answer

The Mentoring and Career Development Advisory Panel provide junior faculty within the Institute’s educational programs with individualized guidance, support and education to address the issues, challenges and obstacles encountered when pursuing a career in clinical and translational research.