Scholar Cohorts

All Scholar cohorts are part of the Community of Scholars of the Buffalo Translational Consortium and participate in the entire range of educational and research training activities offered by the CTSA hub. 

Click here for the current request for BTC Scholar Award Applications sponsored by the Buffalo Translational Consortium.

KL2 CTSA Scholars: Scholars are supported through the KL2 CTSA Linked Mentored Career Developmental Award Program funded by the National Center for Translational Science (NCATS). The program currently has two KL2 Scholars:

Scholar
(2016- present)
Title BTC Institution
Ellen Volpe, PhD, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor of Nursing School of Nursing
Nikhil Satchidanand, PhD Research Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Dean Scholars: This is an Institutional career mentoring program supported by the Health Science School Deans initiated in 2014. The program currently has five Dean Scholars:

Scholar
(2014-present)
Title BTC Institution
Jessica Castner PhD RN Assistant Professor of Nursing School of Nursing
Zachary Schlader PhD Assistant Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences School of Public Health and Health Professions
Blair D. Johnson, PhD Assistant Professor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences School of Public Health and Health Professions
Gauri Rao PharmD MS Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Nitesh Kuhadiya MD MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

BTC Scholars: This mentored career development program is supported with funds from the Buffalo Translational Consortium institutions. The program is requesting applications for three Scholars.