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:
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.
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:
Overview of organizational and administrative structure. The Administrative Core provides both an organizational and administrative structure that is conducive for ensuring collaborative efforts and interaction among the participating institutions/organizations, components/cores and network investigators. The figure depicts the overall structure of the MCCTR, which includes a Steering Committee, comprising of the MCCTR PI and Director, leaders of the six MCCTR cores (PPP, Professional Development, Research Services, BERD, and CEO), the Institutional PI's for Tougaloo College, USM; and a senior LACaTs Center Investigator.