Congratulations to the 2023 Johns Hopkins BIRCWH Award Recipients!
The Johns Hopkins Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 Program is a two-year Career Development Award for fulltime JHU faculty focused on women’s health and sex and gender differences research.
Each scholar receives salary, research/career development funds, and travel funds. Funding for the BIRCWH Program is provided by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) through the lead NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH).
For questions about the BIRCWH Award, please contact Karla McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gloria Gerber, MD
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology
Project Title: The Role of Complement in Obstetric Outcomes in Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Primary Mentor: Robert Brodsky, MD
Laura Prichett, PhD, MHS
Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics
Project Title: Gender, Race and Suicide: Unpacking the Adolescent Mental Health Crisis
Primary Mentor: Jacky Jennings, PhD, PHS
Michelle Patch, PhD, MSN, RN
School of Nursing
Project Title: Examining Acquired Brain Injury-Associated Symptoms and Fluid-based Biomarkers in Women Surviving Intimate Partner Violence
Primary Mentor: Gabor Kelen MD, FRCP(C), FACEP, FAAEM