Chun selected as co-director of TL1 training program
February 24, 2021
The Translational Science Training (TST) TL1 program has selected its new co-director as Yong-hee Patricia Chun, DDS, MS, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Periodontics.
Dr. Chun, along with Christopher R. Frei, PharmD, associate professor in the Long School of Medicine, will direct this career development program designed to enhance the quality and scope of the pre- and postdoctoral research experience.
The one-year program offers interdisciplinary training, such as team building, and mentorship opportunities in translational science and career development.
The TST TL1 program is a component of the Clinical and Translational Science Award, administered by the Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science at UT Health San Antonio. It was inaugurated by Linda M. McManus, PhD, professor in the Long School of Medicine, cross-appointed in the Department of Periodontics.
Program sponsorship comes from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.