The activities and direction of the UC Davis CTSC are governed by two distinct oversight committees plus a program evaluation team.

Steering Committee

A steering committee meets weekly to address operations, strategy, prioritization, infrastructure, and resource management.

2016-2017 External Advisory Board

Bo Angelin, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Metabolism
Director, Integrated Cardio Metabolic Center
Karolinksa Instituet
Stockholm, Sweden

Michael Becich, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Pathology
Information Sciences, and Telecommunications
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Willard Dere, M.D.
Executive Director, Personalized Health
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT

Jennifer Grandis, M.D.
American Cancer Society Professor
Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Professor, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Barbara Howard, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, MedStar Health Research Institute
Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Hyattsville, MD

Julianne Imperato-McGinley, M.D.
Associate Dean, Translational Research and Education
Program Director, Clinical and Translational Science Center
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Distinguished Professor of Endocrinology in Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Julian Solway, M.D.
Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor for Medicine and Pediatrics
Director, Institute for Translational Medicine
Associate Dean for Translational Medicine, Biological Sciences Division
The University of Chicago Medicine 
Chicago, IL

Program Evaluation

The CTSC Evaluation team monitors and evaluates the CTSC programs to assess the impact of the CTSC on research capabilities and its success in forming research teams of the future. The team also provides consultation and oversight for CTSC training programs including the CTSC TL1 and KL2 programs, the School of Medicine MCRTP, and CTSC-managed K12 programs. For more information, contact or