TL1 PreDoctoral Training Program in Clinical and Translational Science

The University of Kentucky TL1 Training Program in Clinical and Translational Science is designed to train exceptional pre-doctoral trainees with skills required to develop a career in multidisciplinary clinical and translational research in health-related fields. The fundamental principal of the TL1 program is to provide clinical and translational research training that is rigorous and effectively integrated with ongoing professional or graduate research programs.

Eligibility:

  • US citizen or permanent resident status

  • MD, MD/PhD, DMD, PharmD or PhD level graduate students

Funding/ Support Provided:

· Stipend support at the NIH NRSA predoctoral level ($23,844 in FY2018)

· Partial Tuition support

· Student Health Plan

· $1,000 travel funds to attend the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) meeting.

Training Requirements:

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research

  • Grant Writing Course

  • Biostatistics Course

  • Clinical Research Ethics Course

Trainees will be required to participate in regular CTS Seminars/discussion, attend CCTS-sponsored workshops, present at the CCTS Spring Conference, attend monthly Ethics lectures, and satisfy all NRSA requirements.

Application are accepted in response to a RFA.

Contacts

  • Victoria King, PhD

    • CCTS Executive Committee; Director, Workforce Development Office
    • vlking00@uky.edu
    • (859) 218-6167
  • Susan S. Smyth, MD, PhD

    • CCTS Senior Associate Director; Director, Graduate and Postgraduate Student Development
    • susan.smyth@uky.edu
    • (859) 323-2274