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Professional Development

The Professional Development Core of the WVCTSI provides a continuum of educational programs that addresses the individual needs of faculty, fellows, residents, health professionals, and graduate students. WVCTSI investigators can access a wide variety of services including academic degrees, interactive writing groups and professional development groups/opportunities.

Academic Programs

Grant Writing and Editorial Services

Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Services

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Core leadership:

A. Courtney DeVries, PhD – Co-Director of Professional Development, WVCTSI 

Joan M. Lakoski, PhD - Co-Director of Professional Development and Director of Investigator Development, WVCTSI


Sarah Haymond, MEd - Professional Development Program Manager, WVCTSI

Jodie Saunders - Professional Development Coordinator, WVCTSI