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    2019 Wisconsin Health Disparities Report

    CCHE would like to share the newly released 2019 Wisconsin Health Disparities Report ~ The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ), in collaboration with the UW Health Innovation Program (HIP), developed the 2019 Wisconsin Health Disparities Report to identify where …

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    Save the Date for HELI 2020!

    We are pleased to announce that our next Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI) will take place on Thursday, June 25 and Friday, June 26, 2020 in Madison, WI. 2020 is our 10 year anniversary, and …

  • 26 Pilot Awards Totaling $1.3 million Made in 2019

    The 2019 ICTR Pilot Awards program continues the tradition of encouraging early stage investigators in pursuit of preliminary data for larger studies, supporting innovative directions in clinical and translational research, and promoting research that addresses …

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    2019 AHEAD Pilot Awards Focus on Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

    Three UW investigators with a focus on health disparities research and program development for underserved populations have been awarded pilot grants from the UW ICTR Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) Pilot Program. The AHEAD …

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    All of Us-UW Milwaukee Team is the UMOS Sponsor of the Year

    Congratulations to the UW-Madison Milwaukee All of Us project team for being selected and honored on July 19, 2019 as the UMOS Sponsor of the Year! This award is given to an organization that demonstrates excellence …

  • New KL2 Scholars Start July 1

    Three new early stage investigators have joined the ICTR KL2 Scholars program beginning July 1, 2019. The Scholars program is an NIH-funded career development award for junior faculty engaged in translational research that provides protected …

  • Sitting in with Fatou Jallow – A Career at the Intersection of Reproductive Science, Community Engagement & Public Policy

    As an undergraduate at Dillard University in New Orleans, Fatou Jallow wasn’t really sure she knew how research was done or by who. She recalls, As immigrants from Gambia, my parents were completely focused on …

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    New Publication on Asset-Based Community Development Approach by Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Group

    CCHE would like to alert you to a new opinion article in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience ~ “Addressing Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and African-American Participation in Research: An Asset-Based Community Development Approach” is authored by Gina Green-Harris, …

  • UW-Madison Team Received ACTS Distinguished Educator Award for Research Mentor Training Programs

    Two University of Wisconsin collaborators were recently honored with a prestigious award from the Association of Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). Christine Sorkness, PharmD, RPh, Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine, and Christine Pfund, PhD, …

  • New ICTR Team Science Initiative Promotes Translational Research Progress

    Increasingly, interdisciplinary teams are seen as the key to accelerating research progress across a broad spectrum of fields, not least, clinical and translational research. Team training and support has become a high priority of the …

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    Case Study: Using Best Practices During Interdisciplinary Team Formation

    In January 2018, the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) invited Betsy Rolland to give a presentation about team science to their departmental research retreat. Rolland, then the Assistant Director of Population Sciences …

  • 2019 TL1 Predoctoral RFAs Include New Team Applications

    Applying and being trained in teams is a new feature of the TL1 Predoctoral Training Program in 2019. Applicants have the option of applying in teams of two trainees and two trainers. So-called “team trainees” …

  • ICTR – Mendota School Partnership Gets Baldwin Program Funding

    We are excited to share that a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Seed Project grant application, “Science Public Outreach Program (SciPOP) Ambassador Teams,” has been selected for funding! This project was jointly submitted by faculty and staff …

  • HELI 2019 dates

    Health Equity Leadership Institute 2019 Application Open

    The application is now open for our 9th Annual Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI) coming up June 17-21, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison! We’d appreciate if you could share this message widely across your …

  • ICTR Hosts CHI2 Town Hall Jan 29

    Established in Summer 2018, the UW Clinical and Health Informatics Institute (CHI2) is a new academic home for biomedical informatics jointly sponsored by the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) and School of Medicine …

  • Incoming Clinical Investigation Students for Fall 2018

    The Graduate Program in Clinical Investigation remains an integral part of UW ICTR support for workforce development. This fall saw two incoming PhD students in Clinical Investigation, three Masters students in Clinical investigation, and four …

  • Career Development Awards for 2018

    The 2018 renewal of the UW ICTR Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from NIH allowed selection of the newest group of KL2 Scholars (early stage investigators), and TL1 trainees (pre-doctoral students in Clinical Investigation). …

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    Dr. Stephanie Budge, Trans Research Lab Highlighted in ‘Learning Connections’

    CCHE would like to share the Fall 2018 issue of the UW School of Education Learning Connections magazine ~ Learning Connections is a twice a year news publication for alumni and friends of the UW School …

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    CCHE Establishes Inaugural ‘CCHE Health Equity Research Fellows’ Cohort

    The Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE) team has nearly doubled in size in 2018, reaffirming the health equity priority of both the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) and the School of Medicine …

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    Congratulations to HELI Alum Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi

    Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and a recent recipient of an ICTR Collaborative Health Equity Research (CHER) Pilot Award, has received a Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award …

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