Director of Professional Development and Investigator Services
West Virginia Clinical & Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI)
Julie Lockman, PhD, serves as director of Professional Development and Investigator Services for the West Virginia Clinical & Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) and is faculty in the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology in the West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine.
As director of the Professional Development Core for WVCTSI, Dr. Lockman oversees the Research Scholars program, the M.S. and Certificate programs in Clinical and Translational Science, mentoring initiatives, and other professional development programs focused on developing successful clinical and translational researchers. She has led the transformation of the WVCTSI investigator service model working across all cores and programs to ensure consistency, quality and efficiency. Her doctoral training is in pharmaceutical sciences with an emphasis on neuropharmacology. She has been active in research training and science education for >15 years providing didactic and laboratory training in pharmacology, cell biology, and general biological concepts to well over 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
Dr. Lockman’s passion for and commitment to training the next generation of both faculty and students remains strong and she continues to devote herself to these efforts in her administrative roles as well as in the classroom.