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Administrative Core

The Administrative Core is responsible for overseeing all MCCTR activities and for aligning its resources and activities to maximize success. The Administrative Core has a flexible and responsive governance structure with mechanisms to monitor progress toward goals and milestones and a capacity to re-direct resources as needed.

Leadership for the Administrative Core includes:

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Joey P. Granger, PhD, MCCTR PI and Administrative Core Director

Dr. Granger is the Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor, Professor of Physiology and Medicine, Director of the Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center, and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Michael E. Hall, MD, MCCTR Director of Clinical and Population Studies

Dr. Hall is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Radiology. He also serves as the Co-Director of Cardiac Imaging at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

The Administrative core convenes the following committees and boards:

  • MCCTR Internal Advisory Committee (IAC): The Internal Advisory Committee (IAC) comprises research leaders from the MCCTR partner institutions. The Committee oversees inter-institutional collaboration and ensures equitable resource allocation to build sustainable research across the participating institutions and Mississippi communities.
  • MCCTR Steering Committee and Operations Subcommittee: The Steering Committee has overall responsibility for the MCCTR's day-to-day operations and strategic direction. It provides multi-institutional leadership and accountability for the MCCTR's overall goals as well as ensuring that all MCCTR Cores and Programs consistently deliver quality services. The Steering Committee is composed of the PI, Core Leaders, Partnering Institution Leaders, Program Directors, and the Director of Operations. An Operations Subcommittee, consisting of the MCCTR Director/Administrative Core Leader and the Professional Development Co-Core Leaders, handles matters that must be addressed between meetings, and reports its actions to the Steering Committee at its next meeting.
  • MCCTR Scientific Review Panel: The MCCTR Scientific Review Panels review proposals and reports, consider other scientific issues that require action, and make recommendations to the Steering Committee, which has authority to award funds and allocate resources. The Scientific Review Panels perform reviews and make recommendations regarding investigator-initiated applications to the Pilot Projects Program, and as needed, review all other applications to use MCCTR resources.

Administrative Core faculty and staff

  • Joey Granger, PhD
    Director, Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research
    Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor
    Professor of Physiology and Medicine
    Director, Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center
    Dean, School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
  • Michael Hall, MD
    Director of Clinical and Population Studies, Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research
    Associate Professor of Physiology and Medicine
  • Mary Margaret Saulters, MS
    Project Manager, Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Chevonne Robinson
    Project Administrator, Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research
    University of Mississippi Medical Center