April 10, 2016 – UMOR Names New Executive Director of Translational Research
George Mashour, M.D., has been named Executive Director of Translational Research in the U-M Office of Research (UMOR). The new position is in addition to his roles as Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research in the Medical School Office of Research, Director of the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), and varied faculty appointments.
In this new role, Dr. Mashour will work closely with UMOR leadership and faculty in advocating for translational research in its many forms across schools, colleges, and campuses of U-M, including serving as chair of the Translational Research Council, which will be created and charged with coordinating translational activities across campus. He will also help educate faculty and staff colleagues about the value and methods of translational research, while collaborating with other members of the UMOR team to exchange knowledge, develop shared vision and strategies, and enhance synergies between UMOR and MICHR in community engagement, compliance, education, and training.
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