Goal: Exposing a large number of SRP trainees, graduate students, and postdocs to a training experience that will prepare them to solve the environmental pollution challenges of the 21st century
Identify, promote, evaluate, and track an interdisciplinary approach to training
Coordinate training in ISRP methods and application
Coordinate opportunities for trainee participation in the Community Engagement Core and the Research Translation activities
Interact with the Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) to provide training in data management, analysis, and data sharing
Provide opportunities to enhance trainees’ professional career development.
Dr. Ankrum is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa. He is a co-investigator for Project 2 of the ISRP. Dr. Ankrum is a researcher for the Iowa Technology Institute and the Fraternal Order of the Eagle Diabetes Research Center and is a member of the Pappajohn Biomedical Institute. He was awarded a Fullbright Scholarship to study regenerative medicine in Ireland in Spring and Summer 2023.
Dr. Doorn is Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics and division head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics / Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry at the University of Iowa. He is co-investigator of Project 1 of the ISRP. He was awarded the 2019 University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence.
Dr. LeFevre is Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa. He is a researcher at IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, and the Center for Global & Regional Environmental Research. He is a co-investigator for Project 5 of the ISRP. In 2019 he was awarded the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award for his stormwater research.
Dr. Marek is an Assistant Research Scientist and has over 10 years of experience in the analytical chemistry of PCBs. She was a former ISRP trainee. She now leads the Analytical Core which hosts weekly meetings with the Data Management and Analysis Core where trainees get to present their research.
Mr. Westra is the UI Libraries Data Services Manager. He leads development of institutional data services, infrastructure, and policies. He has 20 years of experience in data management and data services development, implementation, and training. Brian will lead Aim 4 implementation but will also assist with the other RETCC Aims.