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CSR Appoints Two New SRAsDr. Claire Gutkin is a new CSR scientific review administrator who will coordinate the review of small business grant applications for the risk, prevention and health behavior integrated review group. She previously was the principal scientist and a cofounder of metaLinker.com, a company established to conduct research, develop software, and consult in the long-term care arena. The National Institute on Aging supported her research, which focused on new approaches to clinical assessment at nursing homes. Gutkin previously spent 20 years at the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, where she served as the center's director of information systems. She holds a Ph.D. from Brandeis University in social gerontology, an M.P.H. from Columbia University, and an M.S. in health planning and environmental health from Tufts University. Dr. Mark Rubert has joined the Center for Scientific Review to be the scientific review administrator of the AIDS and related research 8 study section. He comes from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, where he conducted social and behavioral research focused on caregivers through grants from NINR, NIA and NICHD. He also directed the medical school's undergraduate course in geriatrics and gerontology for many years. Rubert received a master's degree and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Florida State University in Tallahassee, studying how depression affects interpersonal relationships. He completed his psychology internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, and he continued his depression research there before going to the University of Miami.
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