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  • Partnering to Advance Community Health Workers in Dane County

    The UW Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE) is proud to share another illustration about how community-engaged research can bring bidirectional and mutual partner benefit. Special thanks to All of Us Wisconsin (AoU) @ UW …

  • 2020 D&I Short Course A Virtual Success!

    2020 marks the 9th time the Dissemination & Implementation (D&I) Launchpad has hosted a Short Course event. While this year posed a few new challenges with COVID-19, we took the opportunity to reach more people …

  • New Web-Based Resource Conveys People’s Experiences with Inherited Cancer Risk & Treatment

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison announces the launch of an innovative new resource for understanding how patients with inherited cancer risk are experiencing the emerging science of genetic medicine. Cancer Risk That Runs in Families is …

  • Customized Career Development Platform Being Tested at ICTR

    The Customized Career Development Platform (CCDP) is an online app in which scholars and trainees develop an Individualized Development Plan (IDP), as required by NIH. This interactive tool facilitates interactions between between mentees and mentors …

  • Neighborhood Health Partnerships Program Pilot Launch

    Finding timely and accurate local health data – health information at the sub-county level – is a challenge faced by researchers, public health officials and communities when implementing and evaluating health and health equity work. …

  • ICTR Joins National Trial for Diversifying the Biomedical Research Workforce

    UW ICTR will participate in the Building Up study developed at the University of Pittsburgh to test the effectiveness of a career development intervention designed for postdoctoral trainees and junior faculty who come from populations …

  • D&I Launchpad Studies Formation of Academic-Private Partnerships During COVID19

    In late 2019, a report from the Brookings Institution named Madison, Wisconsin, as one of the top 35 metro areas with the potential to become America’s next top innovation hubs. That report included recommendations on …

  • Helping Emergency Departments Identify and Prepare for Future Waves of COVID-19

    A team led by Manish Shah, Professor of Emergency Medicine and ICTR Co-Director of the KL2 Career Development Program, will develop an advanced surveillance system to identify future waves of the COVID-19 pandemic and provide …

  • Spotlight on Jomol Mathew: New SMPH Chief of Biomedical Informatics

    When Jomol Mathew was recruited in early 2020 to serve as the first Chief of Biomedical Informatics for SMPH, she looked forward to the opportunity to develop and guide the research and strategy for the …

  • ICTR-Led Team Receives RAPID-COVID19 Award for N3C-Based Project

    With a new award from NIH, an interdisciplinary group led by Drs. Elizabeth Burnside and Jomol Mathew will develop a proof of concept data intake and management infrastructure, Real-time Access to Patient’s Integrated Data for …

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    Elizabeth Burnside Named UWMF Team Science Professor

    ICTR Deputy Executive Director, Elizabeth Burnside, has been awarded the inaugural UW Medical Foundation (UWMF) Professorship in Team Science. This honor is in recognition of her impressive leadership accomplishments in guiding the local clinical and …

  • 2020 Pilot Awards Total $1.5 million, 24 projects

    ICTR is pleased to announce 24 new Pilot Grant Awards for 2020 totaling $1.5 million. This outstanding group was selected in response to RFAs released in Dec 2019 including those for Clinical & Community Outcomes …

  • 2020 Dissemination & Implementation Short Course Announced

    The University of Wisconsin Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research’s Dissemination and Implementation Launchpad invites you to Integrate Implementation Strategies & Context to your research! This free 3-day virtual short course features CFIR (Consolidated …

  • 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

    This post was updated Sept 29 to reflect an additional award. UW ICTR has joined with the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) to fund four 2020 COVID-19 Response Grant Awards. These four new awards extend the …

  • 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 …

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