Program Directors

Biomedical Informatics

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Peter White, PhD
Co-Director, Biomedical Informatics Core
Professor and Chair, Biomedical Informatics, UC & CCHMC
513-558-0114 ·
Development and application of novel approaches for disease gene discovery, and for integrating and disseminating clinical, phenotypic, and molecular data to researchers.
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Mark Eckman, MD, MS
Co-Director, Biomedical Informatics Core
Posey Professor of Clinical Medicine, UC
513-558-7581 ·
Combining both clinical and theoretic applications of decision analysis to the care of individual patients and to broader issues of health policy.

Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Core

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Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD
Director, BERD Core
Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, CCHMC
Pediatric hearing impairment; cochlear implant research; neonatal outcomes.

Community Engagement

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Lori Crosby, PsyD
Co-Director, Community Engagement Core
Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director, Innovations in Community Research, CCHMC
513-636-4336 ·
Community-engaged research; self-management; quality improvement; sickle cell disease; health disparities; patient centered outcomes; shared decision making; health services research
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Monica Mitchell, PhD
Co-Director, Community Engagement Core
Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director, Innovations in Community Research, CCHMC
Ameliorating attention problems in children with sickle cell disease.

Acute Care Research Module

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Brett Kissela, MD
Co-Director, Acute Care Research Council (ACRC)
Professor and Chair of Neurology, UC College of Medicine
513-558-5445 ·
Epidemiology of stroke (with special interests in racial disparities and the effects of diabetes), stroke outcomes and recovery, and acute stroke therapy.

Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC)

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Mark Mitsnefes, MD, MS
Program Director, CTRC
Professor, Nephrology and Hypertension, CCHMC
513-636-4531 ·
Nephrology with focus on chronic kidney disease and hypertension.

Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies (PTC)

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James Geller, MD
Co-Director, PTC Core
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Kidney and Liver Tumors Program
Division of Oncology, CCHMC
513-636-6312 ·
Novel therapeutics for children and young adults affected by solid tumors.
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Dennis McGraw, MD
Co-Director, PTC Core
Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, UC College of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Medicine, Cincinnati VA Medical Center
513-558-4831 ·

Translational Workforce Development

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Patrick Ryan, PhD, MS
Director, Translational Workforce Development
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, UC Department of Environmental Health
513-803-4704 ·

Regulatory Knowledge and Support

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Jane Strasser, PhD
Director, Regulatory Knowledge and Support
Associate Vice President for Research and Director, Office of Research Integrity, UC
513-558-5034 ·
Glycoconjugate-based diagnostics for biodefense toxins.
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Jeremy Corsmo, MPH, CIP
Co-Director, Regulatory Knowledge and Support
Director, Office of Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs (ORCRA), CCHMC
513-636-5449 ·


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Jack Kues, PhD
Director, Evaluation
Assistant Senior Vice President, Continuous Professional Development, UC
513-558-3196 ·
Quality improvement, social networking analysis, and impact research.