Mayo Clinic announces new K12 BIRCWH Program scholars
The Mayo Clinic NIH K12 Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Program announces five new scholars for 2020.
The program has been successfully funded since 2010 and is in its third cycle, led by Kejal Kantarci, M.D. (RD ’04, CTSA ’09), Division of Neuroradiology, as principal investigator; and Melissa Morrow, Ph.D. (BME ’09, OR ’12, CTSA ’13), Division of Health Care Policy and Research, as research director.
Over the past 10 years, the program has demonstrated progress toward the long-term goal of increasing the science workforce of interdisciplinary teams translating scientific discoveries into clinical practice to improve women’s health. Fifteen scholars have trained in the BIRCWH program.