Faculty Mentoring Program

Who Mentored You?


Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD

For ten years, I had the privilege and honor to work alongside Bob Hiatt. Abundantly generous in sharing his knowledge of science, public health, research methods, and grantsmanship, under his guidance I learned to develop, fund, implement, and efficiently manage large clinical trials. What was most important in this process was the freedom and encouragement I was given to explore not only the types of studies that appealed to Bob but to pursue entirely different directions that now define my own research program. I have enjoyed an incredible degree of success in obtaining NIH funding, and I attribute this to the skills I obtained directly from Bob, and the confidence I developed as a direct result of his confidence in me. One could not ask for more.

Submitted by Rena J. Pasick, DrPH, Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine on behalf of Robert A. Hiatt, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 

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