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  • 2020 Advancing Health Equity & Diversity Pilot Awards

    The 2020 UW ICTR Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) Pilot Program will award grants to three UW investigators conducting health disparities research with underserved populations. The AHEAD initiative is a program of the ICTR …

  • Revisit the ‘Talking Barbershop’ Black Men’s Health Webinar

    Don’t worry! If you missed the CCHE:LIVE ‘Talking Barbershop – Improving Black Men’s Health: The Barbershop Community Engagement Model’ webinar on Tuesday, 6/23 you can catch up on the conversation via the video capture. This …

  • UW SMPH Standing Up for Equality and Health Equity

    On Tuesday, June 2, UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) leadership shared the following message ~ Dear members of the SMPH community, It has been just over a week since George Floyd, an …

  • ICTR Funds COVID-19 Response Awards

    UW ICTR has joined with the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) to fund three 2020 COVID-19 Response Grant Awards. These three new awards extend the 22 awards previously announced by WPP to address urgent health needs …

  • Call for Trainers: CTSA Translational Research Fellowship

    The UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), an ICTR partner school, is recruiting UW trainers for 2-year research fellowships designed to engage veterinary clinical specialists in inter-disciplinary research teams. Funded by a CTSA Innovation Award …

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    New R21 Award from NHGRI for Susan Passmore, PhD

    Congratulations are in order for CCHE Assistant Director Susan Passmore! Dr. Passmore has been awarded a R21 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) for her project, ‘Feasibility of an Innovative Method to …

  • Three New KL2 Scholars Selected for 2020

    Three University of Wisconsin-Madison early-career faculty members will join the ICTR KL2 Scholars Career Development Program starting this summer! This year’s incoming scholars are: Laura Eisenmenger, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, SMPH Adam Kuchnia, Assistant …

  • Message from UW ICTR Leadership about our COVID-19 response

    A recurring series of posts from our leadership and faculty directors: We are all living through dangerous and challenging times due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. ICTR staff and leadership promptly adopted federal, state, and …

  • E2I Awards Support Moving Research Findings Into Practice

    Three evidence-based interventions have been selected to receive the 2020 UW Evidence to Implementation (E2I) Awards. The E2I Award Program was launched in 2018 with two awardees, and expanded this spring to three awards. The …

  • Rebecca Marnocha to Retire after 30 year career at UW

    A message from ICTR leadership: It is with warm wishes that we announce the upcoming retirement of Rebecca Marnocha, PharmD, on May 22, 2020. Dr. Marnocha created boundary spanning functionality across diverse entities at the …

  • ICTR Welcomes New Chief of Biomedical Informatics

    A recurring series of posts from our leadership and faculty directors: Our ICTR community is delighted to welcome Jomol Mathew, PhD, as the inaugural Chief of Biomedical Informatics (CBMI), a newly created role in UW …

  • UW BIRCWH Award Promotes Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison has been selected as the site of a new institutional career development grant through the NIH Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program. Led by multiple-PIs Elizabeth Burnside, Marsha …

  • Research Recruitment and Retention Survey Coming Soon

    From the desks of: Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, PhD, Director, UW Collaborative Center for Health Equity, Elizabeth Nugent, MSPH, CCRP, Chief Clinical Research Officer, UW Health & SMPH, and  Allan Brasier, MD, Executive Director, UW Institute for …

  • Human Subjects Protection Expert to Join New Clinical Research Initiatives at SMPH/UW HEALTH

    Long-time Health Sciences – Institutional Review Board (HS-IRB) Office Director, Nichelle Cobb, PhD, has joined ICTR in a brand new role that capitalizes on her expertise in human subjects protection to support the expansion of …

  • Dean Golden Talks About Why He Joined All of Us Program

    Dr. Robert Golden, dean of the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health discusses why he joined the “All of Us Research” Program and why this historic effort is so important to the future of …

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    TL1 Pre-Doctoral Program Adds Team Science Training Component

    A new dimension was added this year to the ICTR TL1 pre-doctoral training program. Applicants had the choice of applying using the existing process as individuals or with a new application designed for TL1 training …

  • Elizabeth Meyerand, winner of the 2019 Slesinger Award, sits at the far left with a group of women at a table.

    Meyerand Receives Prestigious Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring

    ICTR celebrates the recent selection of Beth Meyerand by the UW Women Faculty Mentoring Program advisory committee for a 2019 Slesinger Award for Excellence in Mentoring! The Slesinger award was created to celebrate the often …

  • BEAM Initiative Connects Incoming M1 Students with Trained Faculty Mentors

    At an invitational event early this fall, 33 incoming medical students met on the third floor of the Health Sciences Learning Center for an early evening kickoff of a new mentoring program for underrepresented students. …

  • All of Us Research Program announces partnership with Aaron Perry’s Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association

    Reprinted with permission The All of Us Research Program at UW-Madison recently launched a partnership with Aaron Perry and his Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association to recruit and enroll participants in this historic health research effort to help …

  • Social Justice is an Important Component of Medical Education

    Last month, a former Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine penned an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, “Take Two Aspirin and Call Me by My Pronouns,” arguing that medical school curricula …

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