The CTSI Education and Workforce Development Core supports the advancement of the next generation of interdisciplinary research leaders, offering an evolving portfolio of workforce development opportunities to address the training needs of a range of learners—from staff to students to faculty.

We recognize the need to create a continuum of education that facilitates the translation of basic and clinical science discoveries to the bedside and the clinic. To this end, numerous online resources exist to supplement onsite professional development offerings; many of these resources have been made available by peer CTSA institutions. Additionally, the Duke CTSI supports numerous educational opportunities in translational medicine at Duke, including:


Career Development Awards


Degree Programs and Other Training Opportunities


​Experiential Learning Programs

The CTSI Education and Workforce Development Core also supports and works closely with the Duke Office of Physician-Scientist Development and the Duke School of Medicine Office for Research Mentoring.


Key Contacts 

Grambow, Steve
Co-director, Education and Workforce Development Core
Director, Clinical Research Training Program

Dzirasa, Kafui
Co-director, Education and Workforce Development Core

Locklear, Tracie
Co-director, Education and Workforce Development Core

Dickerson, Kathryn
Associate Director, Education and Workforce Development Core

McMillan, Amanda
Senior Staff Director, Education and Workforce Development Core

Faulk, Taryn Cavanaugh
Education and Workforce Development Sr. Program Coordinator

Richardson, Amber
Senior Program Coordinator, Center for Pathway Programs

Edelman, David 
Director, TL1 Program 

Fouda, Genevieve Giny
Co-director, TL 1 Program

Thomas, Kevin
Co-director, TL1 Program 

Svetkey, Laura
Director, KL2 Program 

Johnson, Kimberly Sherell
Co-director, KL2 Program 

Gbadegesin, Rasheed
Co-director, CTSI KL2 Program  

Molner, Stephanie 
CTSI KL2 and TL1 Administrative Coordinator

Almy-Pagan, Jessica
Senior Program Coordinator, National Clinician Scholars Program

Matlock, Molly
Senior Program Coordinator, Duke Scholars in Molecular Medicine

McElvaine, Allison
Administrative Director, Office of Physician-Scientist Development 

Taylor, Terri
Program Director, Office of Physician-Scientist Development

Duke, Cyndi
Operations Coordinator, Office of Physician-Scientist Development

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