Accelerating Research to Improve Health

The Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) facilitates clinical and translational research to improve patient and community health. We do this by providing infrastructure, services, and training to enable research to be conducted more efficiently and effectively, and in new ways.

To advance our mission, we develop broad coalitions and partnerships at the local, regional and national levels to enable a transformation of the research environment.


CTSI Celebrates! Black History Month​

CTSI is proud to recognize and amplify the great work of our amazing colleagues who are a part of UCSF's research community.​


Click on the link for each participant below to view their recorded conversation with AVC-CR and CTSI Director Vanessa Jacoby, MD, MAS.


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William Brown, III, PhD, DrPH, MA​

Associate Professor, Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine​

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Kelechi Uwaezuoke, DrPH​

Assistant Director for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnerships at SF BUILD at San Francisco State University

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Jo Williams, MPH​

Project Manager, Girlx Lab​

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Natalie Wilson, PhD, DNP, MPH, APRN-BC​

 Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Department of Community Health Systems at the UCSF School of Nursing​

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