Research

CTOC Support

Faculty:  All trainees have access to a wide array of University and College resources. We have a faculty network of 29 mentors who hold appointments in the College of Dentistry, College of Medicine, and College of Veterinary Medicine. Our faculty mentors have a rich training history and are leaders in their fields and within the University.

Financial: All trainees are provided a stipend, a travel allowance to attend a national scientific meeting each year, full tuition and general fees (individual fees not covered), a health insurance subsidy of 85%, and a set amount of funds available to purchase research related equipment, items, and supplies.

Fellowship: We have a network of current and former trainees of over 50 individuals. All of our trainees, current and former, are here to help you succeed! If you have questions about future career choices or possible paths, we have a sizable pool of people to contact who have been where you are and have forged a path to a successful career in academia, research (in a variety of settings –academic, clinical, government, industry), research administration, and some that have chosen a combination of private practice and one of the aforementioned careers.  

Full Time Staff: Our program has a designated staff member who is available to you at any time throughout the work day to help you navigate the inevitable bumps along the way.