Shefali Grant received her MPH from Southern Connecticut State University and earned her BS in Medical Technology from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining CORE, she worked at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center where she was a Research Associate Team Lead. In that role, she was responsible for providing guidance to a team of Research Associates and Research Assistants. Shefali also participated in multiple workgroups within the Research Institute, including one focused on providing continued professional development opportunities to team members within the Department of Research Operations. She led multiple projects ranging from studies focused on bench science to clinical research with the Department of General Surgery.