Develop Your Career in the KL2 Program

The OCTRI KL2 Program is designed to support early-career faculty in their transition to research independence. The mission of this program is to identify and support promising faculty who may benefit from OCTRI support and resources in their efforts to obtain independent research funding.

Recipients of the KL2 Program receive a two-year career development award to pursue their translational research. Awardees are given protected clinical and translational research training time, formal didactic and experiential training, intensive research experience and multidisciplinary mentorship.

The OCTRI KL2 Program is open to researchers from OHSU and regional institutes (Portland State University, Oregon State University and University of Oregon).

OCTRI KL2 Program opportunities

This opportunity supports the research training and career development of clinical and translational researchers for a maximum of two years. All research proposed for this program must involve either clinical or translational research defined as involving human subjects or populations, or research that has direct application to human health. View the full RFA

The 2019 deadline has passed.  Notice of award will be announced May 15, 2019.  Please check back in Winter 2020 for additional KL2 program opportunities.

Learn about past and present KL2 awardees and their projects.

Contact us

For more information about the OCTRI K2 Program award, please contact:

Cynthia Morris, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Education Program Director
KL2 Program Co-Director

Melissa Mudd, M.P.H.
Research Associate

David Jacoby. M.D.
KL2 Program Director

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