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Operations Core

The PASA Core at RTI International and Baylor College of Medicine leads the consortium by achieving the following aims designed to advance PASA goals:

  • In collaboration with CDMRP Leadership, define the Consortium Vision in support of the PASA Aims.
  • Implement the Study Research Planning Program to solicit, review, and identify appropriate research studies for funding.
  • Collaborate with PASA-funded investigators as Subject Matter Experts.
  • Provide centralized oversight of and support to PASA-funded research studies including support for study design and analysis, data management, operational and regulatory activities.


Tracy Nolen, DrPH
PASA Core Principal Investigator (PI)
RTI International
Thomas Kosten, MD
Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
Ryan Whitworth, PhD
RTI International
Ben Carper, MS
Pre-Clinical Research Scientist
RTI International
Todd Webb, PhD
Omics Research Scientist
RTI International
Amy Kendrick RN, MSN
Clinical Research Manager
RTI International
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