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Pitt's CTSI Selects Jared Chiarchiaro for KL2 Clinical Research Scholars Program

Tue, 07/14/2015

Jared Chiarchiaro, MD, was recently selected as a recipient of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) KL2 career development award. This award, which enables Chiarchiaro to participate in the Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Scholars program (CRSP), is given to scientists from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds, and will enable Chiarchiaro to continue his research in decision making and communication in advanced lung disease.

Chiarchiaro recently completed a research fellowship in the Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center, where he was mentored by Douglas White, Director of the Program on Ethics and Decisions Making. As part of his research interests, Chiarchiaro is currently developing novel approaches to developing advance care planning interventions for patients with advanced lung disease and their families.

Chiarchiaro is now Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed internal medicine residency training at Duke University Hospital.