BIRCWH Scholars

2021-2022 BIRCWH Cohort


Assistant Professor Population, Family, and Reproductive Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Dr. Abshire’s research addresses the needs of advanced heart failure patients and their informal caregivers. She will develop and test a novel multi-component intervention tailored to caregiver goals, HEart failure Resilience Intervention for Caregivers (HEROIC), to improve preventive health behaviors, reduce caregiver burden and improve QOL among HF caregivers during her BIRCWH award.

Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Dr. Koirala’s research focuses on developing a tool/framework consisting of co-designed strategies for quality multimorbidity care of patients living with two or more chronic conditions and their family members.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Standeven’s research focuses on the role of neurosteroid alterations in the symptoms of anxiety and depression experienced by women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).