Jones Accepted into NC TraCS Development Program

Dr. Samuel Jones, was recently accepted into the KL2 program run by the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS).

Jones Accepted into NC TraCS Development Program
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Dr. Samuel W. Jones, MD, FACS

CHAPEL HILL - Dr. Samuel Jones, assistant professor in the department of surgery and associate director of the NC Jaycee Burn Center, was accepted to the KL2 program at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute at UNC Chapel Hill.

The KL2 program is part of a larger group of training programs run by NC TraCS that aim to advance development in interdisciplinary clinical and translational science. This program, designed for junior-level faculty, focuses on educating participants through didactic and experiential learning in areas critical to the overall mission of the National Institute for Health.

The program's objectives, defined on their website, are to give scholars:

  • An appreciation of diverse clinical research disciplines;
  • An understanding of methodological and analytical concepts necessary to design rigorous clinical research;
  • An opportunity to apply their knowledge through a mentored and independent research experience that leads to future grant proposals; and
  • Access to support from the Shared Biostatistics Research Core for the KL2 Program.

 

Scholars selected to participate in the program have access to courses offered by the NC TraCS institute, including a core curriculum of required courses.

For more information about the KL2 program, visit the NC TraCS website.