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Clinical and Translational Science

Clinical & Translational Science

Umapathy Sundaram, MD

Chair - Clinical & Translational Science

The Department of Clinical and Translational Science (DCTS) was created to foster collaboration and enrichment among clinicians and basic scientists. Permanent and joint-faculty work together within an integrated structure to advance research and therapy options for Central Appalachia. 
DCTS is the academic home for the Appalachian Clinical Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) at Marshall University, the Marshall Clinical Research Center and Marshall Informatics that provides support and resources to researchers, clinicians and patient advocates working to improve the health of the people of Appalachia. This multidisciplinary department leverages a variety of expertise to address issues through the full spectrum of translational science.

Subha Arthur, PhD
Associate Professor

Alip Borthakur, PhD
Assistant Professor

Shelvy L. Campbell-Monroe
Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion

Alfred A. Cecchetti, PhD, MSc, MSc IS
Director, Division of Clinical Informatics (DCI)

Todd Gress, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean & Director Clinical Research

Jennifer Haynes
Research Assistant Professor 

Rajan Lamichhane, PhD
Assistant Professor, Bio-statistician 

Balasubramanian Palaniappan, PhD
Assistant Professor 

Soudamani Singh, PhD
Assistant Professor 

Umapathy Sundaram, MD
Vice Dean, Chairman, DCTS

John Crutchley, Ph.D.
Research Instructor