KL2 career development awards announced

The Clinical Research Training Center’s KL2 Career Development Awards Program has selected its newest scholars.

The training program, which promotes the career development of future clinical investigators, is aimed at fellows, postdoctoral scholars and junior faculty committed to multidisciplinary clinical and translational research. It provides financial support and benefits that allow scholars to focus on mentored research, supplemented by applicable coursework.

The newest scholars are:

  • Rajat Dhar, MD, assistant professor of neurology, for research titled, “Genetics of Cerebral Edema after Hemispheric Stroke.”
  • Scott Martin Vouri, PharmD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, for research titled “Drug-Safety Analysis of Antimuscarinics in Older Adults.”
  • Daniel A. Osei, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, for research titled “The Epidemiology of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome.”
  • Zachary Vesoulis, MD, instructor in pediatrics, for research titled “Bedside Monitoring of the Preterm Infant’s Brain.”
  • Rupa Patel, MD, instructor in medicine, for research titled “Implementation of Pre-Exposure HIV Prophylaxis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men.”

Visit this website for more information on the program.