2011-2016 Awardees

Read about the research interests of alumni of the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) Scholar Program:

  • LaPrincess C. Brewer, M.D., M.P.H., Cardiovascular health promotion by fostering African American improvement in total health (FAITH!) (2016-2017)
  • Kazanna C. Hames, Ph.D., Fatty acid metabolism in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (2016-2017)
  • Sushant M. Ranadive, Ph.D., Vascular function in postmenopausal women (2016-2017)
  • Alice Y. Chang, M.D., Targeting pathophysiologic pathways in polycystic ovary syndrome using a response to metformin phenotype (2014-2016)
  • Shannon K. Laughlin-Tommaso, M.D., Uterine fibroids and cardiovascular disease (2013-2015)
  • Stacey J. Winham, Ph.D., Application of systems biology to study genetic factors underlying complex traits in women's health (2013-2015)
  • Tracey L. Weissgerber, Ph.D., Effect of a personal and sibling history of preeclampsia and other hypertensive pregnancy disorders on long-term disease risk (2012-2016)
  • Julie A. Fields, Ph.D., L.P., Effects of self-efficacy in the cognitively impaired on caregiver burden following healthy activities to benefit independence and thinking (HABIT) intervention (2011-2013)
  • Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, M.D., Development of biomarkers in endometrial cancer and its precursor lesions (2011-2013)
  • Melissa (Missy) M. Morrow, Ph.D., Sex differences of joint loading in patients with medial tibiofemoral knee osteoarthritis (2011-2013)
  • Limor Raz, Ph.D., White matter hyperintensities and surrogate markers of cerebrovascular risk in postmenopausal women (2011-2013)
  • Wolfgang Singer, M.D., Differential approach to the postural tachycardia syndrome (2011-2012)