BIRCWH Announces Call for Applications


The Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women' Health (BIRCWH) program at UK is releasing a call for applications for faculty scholars.  The BIRCWH program is an NIH training program that provides protected time for career development and mentoring opportunities for junior faculty interested in research related to women's health.  The goals of the BIRCWH program are to:  

  • Provide state of the art training in research relevant to women's health that will ensure that junior faculty establish independent research careers;
  • Facilitate and encourage ongoing and new collaborations in focused but interactive areas that are essential to improving women's health, and
  • Provide in-depth and broad experiences with a primary mentor and other faculty who will enrich the research experience.

Information on the requirements, opportunities available, and the application process can be found in the attached RFA and at:

Applications for this call for proposals are accepted through October 18, 2017. For further information, contact Suann Reese at or by calling 323-0439.