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UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center
Welcomes New MCRTP Associate Director

The CTSC is pleased to welcome Stephen Henry to the role of associate director of the Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (MCRTP), joining current director, Julie Schweitzer. Henry is a general internist and primary care physician engaged in clinical and health services research analyzing patient-clinician communication, particularly focused on communication about opioids and chronic pain. He also studies opioid epidemiology and policy, and has led several research projects analyzing California’s prescription drug monitoring program data and evaluating opioid overdose prevention efforts in California.

headshot of Stephen HenryHenry comes to MCRTP leadership with experience on both sides of mentored clinical research programs. After residency he participated in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where he enjoyed the formal mentorship and training, peer interaction, and career development resources that also characterize the MCRTP. This training experience, successfully navigating the transition to independent funding, and mentoring others have informed his energetic leadership of the Clinical Research Graduate Group that grants the Masters of Advanced Science MCRTP participants receive and which role he will continue to hold in tandem with his service as the program's associate director.

Henry joins the team of CTSC Research Training, Education, and Career Development leaders to support UC Davis's research development pipeline and build the research teams of the future.

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