Education & Professional Development Program Contacts


CCTS Education and Professional Development Core Director

Philip Clifford, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition
College of Applied Health Sciences
Phone: (312) 996-0723
Email: psc@uic.edu

CCTS KL2 Scholars Program Director

Luisa A. DiPietro, DDS, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Professor and Director of Center for Wound Repair & Regeneration
College of Dentistry
Phone: (312) 355-0435
Email: ldipiet@uic.edu

CCTS KL2 Scholars Program Assistant Director

Joanna Burdette, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
Professor, Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy
College of Pharmacy
Phone: (312) 996-6153
Email: joannab@uic.edu

CCTS MS CTS Program Director

Jack Zwanziger, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Administration
School of Public Health
Phone: (312) 996-1062
E-mail: jzwanzig@uic.edu

CCTS Pre-Doctoral Training Programs Director

Larry Tobacman, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Professor of Medicine, Director of MD-PhD Program
College of Medicine
Phone: (312) 413-9688
Email: lst@uic.edu

CCTS Education and Professional Development Specialist

Jaclyn Jackson
Phone: (312) 413-5429 
Email: jaclynj@uic.edu

CCTS KL2 Scholars Program & PECTS Program Specialist

Melissa Weidman
Phone: (312)-413-1716
Email: mzimme5@uic.edu