Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS)

ITHS is one of 62 NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science award sites nationwide working to change how biomedical research and training is performed. ITHS offers expertise for researchers from basic science to clinical trials to outcomes evaluation. ITHS provides access to training, equipment, pilot funding and clinical study resources to help translate discoveries into practice. Initial consultations are free.

Research Services

Education & Training

  • Online Seminars (over 175 recorded training sessions)
  • Faculty Career Development Series
  • Professional development for research teams
  • KL2 and TL1   funded training opportunities
  • Commercialization Fellowship program
  • REDCap training
  • Pre-clinical and Clinical Trial mentorship

Tools & Resources

  • Database management tools
  • Electronic Health Records and data capture including REDCap
  • Biomedical informatics
  • Biospecimen acquisition & management tools
  • Statistics and Study Design

Collaboration Opportunities

  • Researcher “concierge” services (ITHS Research Navigator)
  • Industry contacts
  • Community outreach
  • Clinical and research networks (including WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network (WPRN), the Northwest PCI Network, and the national Trial Innovation Network)
  • Dissemination and Implementation
  • Partnership building with American Indian and Alaska Native tribes and Hispanic communities