About Clinical and Translational Science Program

Overall Program Summary

MS in CTS Committees

MS in CTS Executive Committee

The Executive Committee will meet quarterly to review progress on implementation and conduct of the curriculum, to address any problems or issues that arise, to review the progress of all participants, and to determine annual program admission.

Members of this committee include:

Anne Pereira, Ph.D., Professor, Associate Dean for Research, College of Pharmacy; Dean of the Graduate School

Darrin Akins, Ph.D., Professor, Associate Dean for Research, College of Medicine

Doris Benbrook, Ph.D., Professor, College of Medicine

Carol Dionne, PT, Ph.D., OCS, Cert MDT, Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health

Doug Drevets, M.D., D.T.M.&H., Professor, College of Medicine

Kathleen Dwyer, Ph.D., R.N., Professor, College of Nursing

James George, M.D., Professor, College of Medicine, College of Public Health

Gene Hallford, M.A., A.B.D, College of Medicine

Toby Hamilton, Ph.D., MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health

Sharukh S. Khajotia, BDS, M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Research and Advanced Prograsm, College of Dentistry

Nathan Shankar, Ph.D., Professor & Vice-Chair, College of Pharmacy

Stavros Stavrakis, M.D., M.S., Associate Professor, College of Medicine

Lancer Stephens, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Public Health

Julie Stoner, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Public Health, College of Medicine

Tim VanWagoner, Ph.D., OSCTR

Sara Vesely, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Public Health

 

MS in CTS Advisory Committee

Members of the Advisory Committee will review the content and progress of the curriculum, will review progress of the students, and will make recommendations for any necessary revisions to the curriculum or changes in its process or content. This committee will review applicants for the program and make recommendations for acceptance to the Executive Committee. They will also serve as advisors for the participants until they select a mentor and thesis committee. One member from each of the six participating professional Colleges will serve on the Advisory committee. Members of the Advisory Committee will be appointed by the CTS Executive Committee.

Members of this committee include:

Graduate College: Julie Stoner, Ph.D. (Liaison)
College of Medicine: Doug Drevets, M.D.
College of Allied Health: Carol Dionne, P.T., Ph.D., O.C.S., Cert. M.D.T.
College of Nursing: Kathleen Dwyer, Ph.D., R.N.
College of Dentistry: Sharukh S. Khajotia, BDS, M.S., Ph.D.
College of Pharmacy: Nathan Shankar, Ph.D.
College of Public Health: Sara Vesely, Ph.D.

MS in CTS Core Faculty

The MS in Clinical and Translational Science program is an interdisciplinary degree granting program. Faculty participating in this program must have a primary appointment in one of the health professional colleges at OUHSC. Faculty wishing to participate in the program must be approved initially by the Executive Committee and subsequently be approved by the Graduate Faculty Appointment Committee following the guidelines of the OUHSC Graduate College. Faculty approved to chair MS thesis committee must demonstrate research activity according to OUHSC Graduate College guidelines and must have documented resources, funding, space, and support. Faculty who have been approved to participate in the MS in CTS program, who could potentially chair a MS thesis committee for a student in this program, can be found through the Graduate College Faculty listing. Faculty not currently on the list may apply for a Graduate Faculty Appointment in the Clinical and Translational Science degree program.

Research interests of faculty in the CTS program may be reviewed through the Graduate College Faculty listing and by selecting Clinical and Translational Science as the Department in the search menu.