Clinical Trials

As part of an academic medical center, the Department of Medicine aims to improve human health through clinical trials that test or study drugs, surgical procedures, medical devices or interventions with human subjects to determine their safety and effectiveness in relation to treating specific diseases.

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Awards and Grants

All of the department’s subspecialties are engaged in innovative research with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects. The department has the most funding of any department or center at the university with more than 500 awards totaling more than $110 million.

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Training Grants (T32)

The department is deeply committed to training the next generation of students and fellows interested in careers involving biomedical and clinical investigation. Under the direction of our nationally recognized program directors, we have strived to design innovative and robust training programs.

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Kimberly A. Mater

Sr. Research Administrator

Hematology and Oncology, Research

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Jennifer B. Felten

Jennifer B. Felten

Associate Department Administrator

Central Administration

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Belinda Beach

Research Administrator

Hematology and Oncology

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Angela James-Robinson

Angela James-Robinson

Program Assistant II


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John Greenwood

Research Administrator

Nephrology and Hypertension

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Anabel Mendez

Senior Research Administrator

Infectious Diseases

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Christine Ebert Nelson

Clinical Research Associate

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Steven Pearson

Sr. Research Administrator

General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics

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Setong Mavong

Setong Mavong

Associate Division Administrator

Pulmonary and Critical Care

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