Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research: Administration Core

The Administration Core of the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research (MCDTR) provides leadership, infrastructure, and resources to:

  • Raise awareness of, and interest in, type 2 translational research in diabetes and create an environment that supports such research.
  • Support new and established investigators engaged in research to translate interventions with proven efficacy into real-world health care settings, communities, and populations at risk.
  • Administer Cores that provide Center members with services critical to type 2 translational research in diabetes.
  • Provide education and training and to foster interdisciplinary collaborations.
  • Administer the Center’s Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program.
  • Maintain the Center’s website.

The Administration Core is responsible for identifying and supporting researchers engaged in type 2 translational research in diabetes; for developing and implementing Cores to provide services to funded T2 translational researchers locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; for overseeing the allocation of Center resources; for implementing an Enrichment Program; for implementing a process for solicitation, review, selection, monitoring, and follow-up of the Center’s Pilot and Feasibility Grants; and for developing and maintaining a website that integrates seamlessly with the Michigan Diabetes Research Center and the NIDDK Diabetes Centers websites.

Key Personnel

William H. Herman, M.D., M.P.H., Director, MCDTR
wherman@umich.edu, 734-936-8279
John D. Piette, Ph.D., Associate Director, MCDTR
jpiette@umich.edu, 734-647-8160
Mary A. Malec, Director of Administration
mmalec@umich.edu, 734-764-6103
Pamela A. Campbell, Senior Administrative Associate
pamcamp@umich.edu, 734-763-5730