Translational Science Core Team

Meet our Team

Scott Leischow
Scott Leischow
Executive Director, Clinical and Community Translational Science
Deb williams
Deb Williams
Associate Director, Clinical and Community Translational Science
Al Haddad
Al Haddad
Project Coordinator, Clinical and Community Translational Science
Emery Young
Emery Young
Project Coordinator, Clinical and Community Translational Science

Role of Project Coordinators

Coordination activities are two-fold:

  1. Strategic initiative-level activities
  2. Meta-level coordination of teams and networks

Initiative-level coordination is provided by the initiative’s management lead and the project coordinators. This includes coordination of application processes, compilation and evaluation of initiative and team/network metrics, implementation and periodic assessment of a comprehensive communication strategy, preparation of annual and periodic reports, budget review and preparation, initiative evaluation, and strategic initiatives. Team and Network-specific coordination (at meta-level) is detailed below:

Inclusion

  • Facilitation
  • Training and Team Development
  • Community engagement
  • Student engagement
  • Communication and outreach planning
  • Systems evaluation and development
  • Strategic processes

Exclusion

  • Admin support
  • Research coordination
  • Single task focused actions
  • Grant writing, grant development, RA activities

Al’s Strategic Initiative Focus: Developing tools and frameworks for the initiative and its teams and networks. His major foci for the academic year 2020-2021 are the initiative’s strategic plan, which encompasses tools for team management and facilitation, Team Science innovations including network mapping and development, and an overarching strategic communications plan.

Emery's Strategic Initiative Foci: Furthering the strategic initiative goals of student engagement, community engagement and research collaboration overall. Facilitating processes and programs to address student engagement, community engagement and research collaboration.

Administrative Support for Teams and Networks

To view a list of assigned administrative support personnel for each team and network, please review this document. If you have questions about pre-award research and proposal support, please contact Nancy Osgood.

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