CCaTS is led by Mayo Clinic experts with broad experience in clinical and translational research.

Administration and Program Evaluation

  • Katherine E. Cornelius, M.P.H.

    Lead, Evaluation and Continuous Improvement

  • Laura M. Meiners, M.B.A.

    Director of Operations

    Liaison Team Point of Contact, Hub Liaison Team, Network Capacity

  • Jennifer A. Weis, M.A.N.

    Director of Administration

Community and Collaboration


Translational Endeavors

  • David O. Warner, M.D.

    Director, Education Resources, CCaTS

    Principal Investigator, KL2 Mentored Career Development Award

    Project Lead, Translational Endeavors and Translational Workforce Development

  • Robert J. Pignolo, M.D., Ph.D.

    Program Lead, Pilot Clinical and Translational Studies

Research Methods

  • Rickey E. Carter, Ph.D.

    Project Lead, Research Methods and Biostatics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD)

  • Richard Sharp, Ph.D.

    Program Lead, Regulatory Knowledge and Support and Biomedical Ethics Research Program

Hub Research Capacity

Network Capacity

Rural Health

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