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Matthew Plaia

Matthew Plaia

Matthew graduated from UCLA with a BA in English and a minor in Public Affairs concentrating on Urban Policy and Planning.  He was awarded academic excellence by Dean and Vice Provost Patricia A. Turner in the 2015 Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Research Symposium.  Matthew has assisted with the data on the Healthy Neighborhood Initiative and is the research assistant for CTSI.  He is also the visual developer/designer for the CPIC Online Training Manual.


UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is a research partnership of UCLA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and the Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. Its mission is to bring biomedical innovations to bear on the greatest health needs of Los Angeles—the largest and one of the most ethnically, socially and economically diverse counties in the United States. Its vision is to catalyze research that translates discoveries into tangible improvements in health care, disease prevention and treatment in Los Angeles County.

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