The objective of the Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science (CPTS) Post-Doctoral Fellowship is to provide focused, mentored experiential research training to post-graduates (PhD, PharmD, MD, etc.) with prior research experience and an interest in academic or research careers. 

Program Alumni Profiles

Recent program graduates share their insight on what fellows can expect, their experience in the program, and how it impacted their career prospects. 

Stephanie Flowers, PharmD, PhD, completed the CPTS Post-Doctoral Fellowship program in 2017. She joined the tenure-track faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago in July of 2017. 

Amy Pasternak, PharmD, recently completed the CPTS Post-Doctoral Fellowship program. Dr. Pasternak is currently a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy at the U-M College of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist with Michigan Medicine.

Soo Min Jang, PharmD, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy, recently completed the CPTS Post-Doctoral Fellowship program at University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

Teresa Salgado, MPharm, PhD, assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and assistant director for research at the VCU Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, recently completed the CPTS Post-Doctoral Fellowship program at U-M College of Pharmacy



We offer a formalized 2-year curriculum that consists of 75% time conducting mentored research, a departmental seminar series, and teaching within our PharmD curriculum. Fellows will gain direct experience designing and conducting clinical-translational research, and preparing manuscripts and grants. These skills will be developed primarily through participation in ongoing research projects under the experienced mentorship of Clinical Pharmacy Faculty.

Faculty Advisors

Our faculty conduct collaborative clinical-translational research that generally focuses within Precision Pharmacotherapy and Health Services Research. CPTS Fellows will be matched with a primary advisor from the below list of tenure-track faculty members.

Precision Pharmacotherapy

Vicki Ellingrod
Daniel Hertz
Jasmine Luzum
Bruce Mueller
Amit Pai
Kathleen Stringer 
Haojie Zhu

Health Services Research

Antoinette Coe
Michael P Dorsch
Karen B. Farris
Corey Lester


Applicants for the CPTS Post-Doctoral Fellowship with PhD degrees are preferred. Applicants with other degrees (i.e. PharmD, MD, etc.) and significant research experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants with minimal research experience interested in focused research training should consider applying for the CPTS PhD Program. Most fellows begin the program in July. The application deadline is February 15, however, applications will be accepted at any time by submitting the following to Liza Roberts

  1. A brief e-mail message stating that the 6 documents required for your completed applicaiton are attached and specifying 1-3 potential faculty advisors of interest
  2. A letter of interest that describes your prior research, interest in our fellowship program, and future career goals
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Unofficial academic transcripts
  5. Three (3) letters of recommendation

Questions? Please e-mail


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Monday, October 16, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017