AHEAD Program

The Advancing Health Equity and Diversity (AHEAD) initiative is an effort out of the Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE) with programs associated with the ICTR currently recruiting post-doctoral or junior faculty scholars with a focus on health disparities/health equity research: Centennial Scholars and Women’s Health/Centennial Scholars Program; T32 Health Disparities Research Scholars Program; the Family Medicine Primary Care Research Fellowship; the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Program; and other health equity related Fellowships on the UW campus. Across these programs, scholars are trained to use Type 1 and Type 2 translational research approaches for investigation of health disparities/health equity. AHEAD is an infrastructure to provide Scholars in these programs a critical mass for collaborative activities.

Information about the AHEAD Research Pilot Awards Program is available on the ICTR Career Development Awards page.

For the 2021 AHEAD RFA:

  • Postdoctoral Scholars: each award is for a maximum of $10,000 in direct costs for no longer than 12 months.
  • Assistant Professors: each award is for a maximum of $25,000 in direct costs for no longer than 12 months.

View an informational video about the 2021 AHEAD RFA here.

Please direct AHEAD questions to Caitlin Scott at cscott8@wisc.edu.