Educational Research Videos
These videos provide a brief introduction to the different offices, units, centers, and institutes that fall under the Office of Research purview. These 3-5 minute presentations are delivered by directors and leaders, explaining the services their offices/units provide, as well as how to reach them for further info. The Rainmaker will continually grow this library until all areas are covered. To contact the Rainmaker about scheduling a video shoot for your office, please fill out this contact form.
An introduction to the Office of Scientific Writing, featuring Kyle Johnson Moore, PhD.
An introduction to the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI), presented by its Co-Directors, Dr. Karen Johnson and Dr. Michelle Martin.
An overview of the Operational Strategic Plan for Research, presented by Steven R. Goodman, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research
A brief introduction to the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2), presented by Dr. Steven Goodman, President & CEO of CTN2, and Phil Cestaro, Executive Director and Treasurer of CTN2.
Dr. Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is also the Director of the Clinical Research Center at UTHSC. Here he gives an introduction and overview of the Clinical Research Center and its services. Dr. Dagogo-Jack is also the A.C. Mullins Endowed Chair in Translational Research and former president of the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Csaba Kovesdy, MD, FASN, is the Fred Hatch Professor of Medicine in the Department of Nephrology at UTHSC and the Chief of the Nephrology Center at the VA Medical Center. He is also the Director of UTHSC’s Office of Clinical Research, and here gives a brief overview of its function and the services it provides UTHSC researchers.