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ACTS Connection December Issue

Check out the Association for Clinical and Translational Science latest newsletter issue for all the updates and reminders you will need.

Community Engagement Pilot Grant Recipients Receive New Grant

Congratulations to University of Iowa College of Education Assistant Professor Armeda Wojciak, PhD, LMFT and Clinical Associate Professor Carol Smith, PhD, LPC, NCC for receiving an external implementation grant ($87,718) from the Center for Educational Transformation from the University of Northern Iowa.

Central Lee High School Students Visit ICTS

Brooke Finney and Brooklyn Pardall, freshmen from Central Lee High School in Donnellson, IA, recently visited the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) at the University of Iowa to meet with UI pulmonary researchers and visit some of our facilities.

2016 Research Week Poster Winners

Congrats to the winners in the ICTS poster competitions that took place during the 2016 Health Sciences Research Week. Each winner received $350.

Congrats to 2016 Goldwater Scholar Nicolas McCarty

Congrats to 2016 Goldwater Scholar Nicolas McCarty, a third-year biochemistry student working in Dale Abel's lab. Niko primarily studies the role of insulin signaling in regulating the cardiovascular system. He's currently pursing an ICTS Certificate in Clinical and Translational Studies, a program designed for undergraduates who are interested in connecting their research to the translational spectrum

Congratulations, Ann, on Being Named one of the Top Recruiters in the World for SONAR

Ann Rhomberg, RN/MSN, is a Clinical/Health Care Research Associate who has worked at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for three years. Ann, a valued member of the ICTS Research Coordinator Core, was recently recognized as one of the top recruiters in the world for the North American arm of the Study Of Diabetic Nephropathy With Atrasentan (SONAR study).