Alicia Augustine is the Associate Director for Research in the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET) and a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine. CHET carries out the mission of conducting hypothesis-driven, rigorously designed, initial investigations of novel therapeutic interventions for human diseases, and is the T1 Key Function within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. In her role as Associate Director, Dr. Augustine is responsible for collaborative initiation and maintenance of research projects within CHET, as well as engaging with University of Rochester investigators regarding research design and implementation of early phase clinical studies.
Additional responsibilities include representation of CHET within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and co-coordination/instruction of the Experimental Therapeutics course (PM488). Her primary research interests include pre-clinical experimentation and early-phase trial design.