The goal of TRI’s Multi-Institutional Pilot Program (Consortium of Rural States- CORES- Pilot Grant Program) is to simulate collaboration across the CTSA network and encourage team science.
The pilot program offers $25,000 for each institution represented in each awarded project. Projects must include at least two participating institutions but may involve more.
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
- University of Kansas Frontiers Clinical and Translational Science Institute
- University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
- University of Utah Health
- The University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Crystal serves as TRI’s Assistant Director of Programs, where she provides administrative leadership of the KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards Program, the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Sciences Program (MS-CTS), and the TRI Translational Research Innovations and Partners Program (TRIP). She brings 10+ years’ experience in administrative and fiscal leadership, including quality and process improvement, compliance, fiscal oversight, and grant and project management. She holds a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from UALR and has completed additional graduate certificate studies through UAMS and the University of South Carolina.