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CTSI Seminar Series

The CTSI Seminar Series features local and national speakers on emerging topics of broad interest to clinical and translational research faculty, staff, and students. Areas of emphasis include translational research, mentoring, career development, and diversity and health disparities. Presentation may include reports of new research findings, case studies in advancing research along the translational spectrum, and practical presentations on leveraging research resources and tools.

Past Presentations


  • Challenges and Opportunities for Immunotherapy in Prostate Cancer
    James L. Gulley MD, PhD, FACP
    September 20, 2017


  • Learning Health Systems: A Growing Force for Transformation of Individual and Population Health
    Charles P. Freidman, PhD
    August 15, 2017


  • Supporting and Performing Pragmatic Clinical Research
    Russell L. Rothman, MD, MPP
    July 19, 2017



  • Millennials: Attracting, Managing and Mentoring
    Rogan Kersh, PhD
    May 31, 2017
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  • Bridging Research and Practice Through Pragmatic Trials: An Introduction and Case Example of the COMPASS Trial
    Gary Rosenthal, MD, Pam Duncan, PhD, Sabina Gesell, PhD
    April 25, 2017









  • Altitude Physiology: Translating Research from Mount Everest to the Critical Care Unit
    Daniel S. Martin, BSc, MBChB, PhD
    June 8, 2016

  • Gaps in Prevention Research for Addressing HIV-related Disparities in the United States
    Donna Hubbard McCree, PhD, MPH, RPh
    April 4, 2016


Find Classes

View a range of educational opportunities available, including all upcoming CTSI courses, external resources from the CTSA Consortium, and more in our Educational Offerings listing.