Nielsen Selected for KL2 Award

Dr. Matt Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Surgery/Urology, has been selected as a Clinical Research Scholar on the UNC Clinical Translation Science Award - K12 Scholars Program (KL2).  The goals of this national consortium is to transform how clinical and translation research is conducted, ultimately enabling researchers to provide new treatments more efficiently and quickly to patients.  Dr. Nielsen will be mentored by Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Paul A. Godley, MD, PhD, Professor of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Program on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes.  The award, KL2RR025746 (Pisano), is funded through the NIH National Center for Research Resources.