The Recipient of the
2014 Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award
Deborah Grady, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Interim Director of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
|Deborah Grady, MD and Mitch Feldman, MD, MPhil||Deborah Grady, MD and Talmadge King, JR., MD|
Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS; and Kirstin Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS
Deborah Grady is Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Interim Director of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Deputy Editor of JAMA Internal Medicine. She is a leader in clinical research methodology, clinical trial design and clinical research training. Dr. Grady played a key role in the development of clinical and translational research training programs at UCSF over the past 2 decades, including curriculum and course development in the didactic program (Training in Clinical Research), and developing the training programs for professional students (TL1), residents (Residency Research Training Program), junior faculty (KL2), early translational researchers (Graduate Education in Medical Science) and late translational research (Implementation and Dissemination Sciences). Dr. Grady is an Editor of “Designing Clinical Research”, a leading textbook on clinical research methods, and the primary author of its chapters on clinical trials, research ethics, and study implementation. She is an internationally recognized expert on the risks and benefits of postmenopausal hormone therapy and the treatment of menopausal symptoms. Dr. Grady has mentored over 40 young researchers in a wide variety of disciplines, almost all of whom are currently successful independent clinical researchers. She is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science.