Dr. Wallaces entire career has included education and training of a wide variety of graduate students and community practitioners, with a particular focus on issues of access to health care for older adults and long-term care issues. His activities as director of the NIH/NIA Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research has demonstrated his ability to work across disciplines, institutions, and substantive research centers. As a leader in public health education on gerontology nationally he has the vision and skills to plan, execute, and evaluate educational programs across a wide range of institutions. Dr. Wallaces publications record documents research with a wide variety of different racial and ethnic groups, and in his own institution he has successfully mentored a significant number of underrepresented minority students who are now independent investigators. Dr. Wallace is an Associate Director of Integration for the UCLA CTSI, one of the five domains that align with NCATS goals for the national CSTA program. His role in the CTSI is to ensure that the programs within the Integration domain make progress toward their milestones, meet timelines, and achieve their aims. As part of the UCLA CTSI Council, he will assess productivity and offer guidance regarding new opportunities.