Who We Are


Project Leaders

Dan M. Cooper, MD

Project Leader


Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational Science

Professor of Pediatrics and Bioengineering
Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC)
University of California, Irvine, College of Health Sciences
Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)
University of California, Irvine

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD

Project Leader


Hudson Professor of Pediatrics

Associate VP for Clinical and Translational Research
The George Washington University
Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
at Children's National (CTSI-CN)
Children's National Health System

 

POD 1

NMR Metabolomics of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Urine for Accelerated
Diagnosis of Pediatric Encephalomyelitis

Rodney E. Willoughby, MD

Lead Principal Investigator


Medical College of Wisconsin

Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI)

Allen DeSena, MD

Principal Investigator


University of Cincinnati

Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (CCTST)

Robert Frenck, MD

Principal Investigator


University of Cincinnati

Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (CCTST)

Christina R. Hermos, MD

Principal Investigator


University of Massachusetts

UMASS Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS)

David Kimberlin, MD

Principal Investigator


University of Alabama

Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Jayne Ness, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of Alabama

Center for Clinical & Translational Science (CCTS)

Adam Ratner, MD

Principal Investigator


New York University (NYU), the NYU Langone Medical Center (NYULMC), the New York City Health + Hospitals (H+H) and the Nathan Kline Institute

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Harry T. Whelan MD

Principal Investigator


Medical College of Wisconsin

Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI)

 

 

POD 2

Building Capacity to Deliver Effective Obesity Management Interventions
within Primary Care Settings

Jennifer Hettema, PhD

Lead Principal Investigator


University of New Mexico (UNM) Clinical and Translational Science Center

(CTSC)

Susanna McColley, MD

Principal Investigator


Northwestern University

Clinical and Translational Sciences Institutes Center (NUCATS)

Nita Vangeepuram, MD, MPH

Principal Investigator


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

ConduITS – the Institutes for Translational Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)

Hengameh Raissy, PharmD

Principal Investigator


University of New Mexico (UNM)

Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

Christine San Giovanni, MD

Principal Investigator


Medical University of South Carolina

South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute (SCTR)

Karen Wilson, MD, MPH

Principal Investigator


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

ConduITS – the Institutes for Translational Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)

 

POD 3

The Feasibility of Common Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences
in the Primary Care Setting

Lindsay Thompson, MD, MS

Lead Principal Investigator


University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute

(UF CTSI)

Andrew J. Barnes, MD, MPH

Principal Investigator


University of Minnesota (UMN) Academic Health Center

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Matthew J. Gurka, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of Florida (UF)

University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Canan Karatekin, PhD

Principal Investigator


The University of Minnesota (UMN)

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Katherine Lingras, PhD, LP

Principal Investigator


The University of Minnesota (UMN)

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

 

POD 4

Kawasaki Disease Project

Adriana Tremoulet, MD

Lead Principal Investigator


University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI)

Negar Ashouri, MD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)

Nancy J. Halnon, MD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Natasha A. Nakra, MD, MS

Principal Investigator


University of California, Davis
(UC Davis)

Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

Bradley Monash, MD

Principal Investigator


University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

 

POD 5

The University of California Center for Pediatric Microbiome Research

Katrine Whiteson, PhD

Lead Principal Investigator


University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)

Jonathan G. Braun, MD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Oliver Fiehn, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Davis
(UC Davis)

Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

Huiying Li, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Karen L. Lindsay, PhD, BSc

Principal Investigator


University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ICTS)

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Susan Lynch, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Jennifer B.H. Martiny, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ICTS)


David A. Mills, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Davis (UC Davis)

Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

Pia Pannaraj, MD, MPH

Principal Investigator


University of Southern California (USC)

Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI)

David Pride, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI)

Pathik D. Wadhwa, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator


University of California, Irvine (UCI)

Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ICTS)