The Translational Research Institute (TRI) will expand clinical research training with support from a $75,000 supplemental award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).

TRI will use the funding over the next six months to support the clinical research specialist program and expand curriculum and online training opportunities. A primary goal of NCATS is to ensure that all study personnel are equipped with the necessary and fundamental competencies to execute the highest quality clinical studies. The NCATS award is also expected to help streamline and standardize training in Good Clinical Practice across the 62 Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA) consortium sites.