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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 …

  • Opioid Abuse & Viral Infections: UW SMPH Support of Rural Prevention Programs

    As an Associate Professor of Medicine and Population Health Sciences, Ryan Westergaard, MD, PhD, MPH, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist who specializes in the treatment of HIV and viral hepatitis. He has a …

  • Maternal-Fetal Health Focus of 2018 AHEAD Pilot Awards

    The UW ICTR Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) Pilot Program has awarded two new grants in response to the 2018 RFA. The ICTR Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE) is home to the AHEAD …

  • Pilot Awards Program Funds 22 Projects for 2018

    ICTR granted 22 awards totaling $1.6 million for the 2018 Pilot Awards Program competition. Five of those awards were co-funded with campus partners; one each by the UW Waisman Center and the Department of Radiology, …

  • Groundbreaking Interventions Selected for New ‘Evidence to Implementation’ Awards

    After a competitive application process, two evidence-based interventions have been selected to receive the new ICTR-Community-Academic Partnerships (CAP) Evidence to Implementation (E2I) Awards that provide implementation support for high-demand, evidence-based interventions. In addition to direct …

  • WINRS Staff Member Honored With Excellence in Research Award

    Gay Thomas, director of Stakeholder Engagement for the Wisconsin Network for Research Support (WINRS) was honored in April with a Chancellor’s Academic Staff Excellence Award. WINRS is part of the federation of the programs allied …

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    First Collaborative Health Equity Research Pilot Awards Announced

    The new Collaborative Health Equity Research (CHER) Pilot Award has announced its first awardees. Olayinka Shiyanbola (School of Pharmacy) and Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi (School of Nursing) each received $50,000 to support community-engaged research projects focused on …

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    Largest Class of Clinical Investigation Students Enrolled Fall 2017

    Four PhD students and six masters degree students in Clinical Investigation started in September 2017, together with eight PhD students in Clinical and Translational Science (CTS, former PhD minor). They joined a select, very active …

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    Addressing Health Disparities in Rural Areas: New PhD Graduate Uses Health Economics to Study Patient Choices

    Marquita Decker-Palmer, MD, PhD, MPH, earned her PhD in Clinical Investigation in 2017 with a dissertation titled Modeling Health Preferences and Cost-Effectiveness of Current Breast Cancer Screening Technologies to Inform Policy, Practice, and Prevention Strategies. …

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    New ICTR RFA offers Funding and Collaboration Opportunities

    UW ICTR is releasing a Request for Applications (RFA) for a new competitive funding opportunity that aims to advance the commercialization of innovations to improve healthcare outcomes. The award is unique in that it includes a collaborative component where investigators will work alongside an ICTR team that offers comprehensive support in areas such as business and research consultation, communication strategies, translation, packaging and evaluation services and implementation science guidance.

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    Bringing Cultural Awareness into Mentoring Relationships

    This October 6, the annual Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI) shared the marquee with a one day training workshop created by the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN). This special opportunity was designed to promote an …

  • Wisconsin researchers awarded $5.3 million for NIH precision medicine research

    All of Us Research Program gathering biomedical data from one million people to advance medical treatments and prevention A collaboration of three Wisconsin regional healthcare systems has been awarded $5.3 million to implement the NIH …

  • 2018 RFAs Announced for Pilot Awards Program

    The Pilot Awards Program RFAs for projects beginning in July 1, 2018 were released November 1, 2017. This release date is one month earlier than in recent years and has been adjusted to better fit …

  • UW ICTR Receives 3rd Consecutive CTSA Grant from NIH

    The leadership and staff of the University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (UW ICTR) are delighted to announce the receipt of a five-year renewal of their Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) …

  • New Series: Learning More About Biomedical Informatics at UW

    Dr. Lydia L. is an academic clinician in one of the large clinical research departments in the UW School of Medicine & Public Health. In the course of her work, a clinical observation combined with …

  • Preparatory To Research Activities: How Informatics Can Help

    In this installment, we will focus on Preparatory to Research Activities. Dr. Lydia’s first goal is to determine if it is feasible to conduct her study at UW. In other words, can she access the …

  • Spotlight: Engaging Patients and Their Families in Family-Centered Care

    Health Services Research | Elizabeth Cox Goal: To engage the voices of children and families to deliver safer, higher quality pediatric care. ICTR Support: In addition to receiving ICTR Pilot Awards in 2008 and 2013 …

  • New RFA for Collaborative Health Equity Research

    UW ICTR is releasing a Request for Applications (RFA) for new community-engaged health disparities research projects, the Collaborative Health Equity Research (CHER) Pilot Award. This novel award reflects ICTR’s commitment to mentoring the next generation …

  • 2017 Pilot Awards Announced

    For the tenth year in a row, UW ICTR has awarded pilot funding for innovative clinical and translational research projects. $1.35 million has been awarded to 14 teams led by investigators in the UW Schools …

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