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July 2, 2024

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Niranjan Karnik Joins University of Illinois Chicago CCTS Leadership Team

University of Illinois Chicago CCTS is excited to announce the expansion of our leadership team with the addition of Niranjan Karnik, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Karnik will join Robin Mermelstein, Ph.D. and Richard Novak, M.D. as multi-PIs (MPIs) for the center.


Dr. Karnik is a child psychiatrist and sociologist deeply committed to advancing health equity, promoting the career development of junior investigators, and integrating clinical translational research into community settings and trials. His research has focused on the assessment, prevention, and treatment of substance misuse and mental health disorders, as well as developing community-based and technology-mediated interventions.


In recent years, Dr. Karnik’s work has increasingly moved into data science and machine learning, along with clinical trials. Currently, he serves as PI and Director of the Great Lakes Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network. He also serves as the Director of the Institute for Juvenile Research and Interim Director of AI:Health4All: Center for Health Equity using ML/AI within the UIC College of Medicine…


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