Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health




Welcome to the Oregon BIRCWH

The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), in the Director's Office of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), established the BIRCWH program in 2002 to advance mentored research career development of junior faculty who will be engaged in interdisciplinary basic, behavioral, clinical, or health services research in women's health. The Oregon BIRCWH program is dedicated to training tomorrow's leaders in women's health research.


Announcements & Updates

Welcome to our new scholars!

Congratulations to our recently funded graduates!

Welcome and congratulations to Laura Newell, MD, our newest BIRCWH Scholar. Laura joins us from the Knight Cancer Institute in the Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology. Laura is interested in responses of the innate immune system and inflammatory cytokine signaling pathways.

Congratulations to Shernan Holtan, MD, a former BIRCWH Scholar, who has recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota!

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