The Institute of Translational Health Sciences? (ITHS) KL2 program trains postdoctoral, translational researchers in a multidisciplinary environment. It is the only K award at the University of Washington (UW) that involves scholars from all six Health Sciences Schools (i.e., Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Social Work, and Medicine) and offers training across the translational research spectrum. Few scholars have the skills/knowledge needed to successfully transition into independent principal investigators directly from a PhD program or fellowship training. Through a combination of interactive experiences, intensive research, and career mentorship over a three-year period, our KL2 Program makes this transition attainable. The program has trained 45 junior faculty over nine years; of those, 16 are still active in the program and all 45 are still active in research.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Type
Mentored Career Development Award (KL2)
Project #
5KL2TR002317-02
Application #
9492777
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZTR1)
Program Officer
Hsiao, H Timothy
Project Start
2017-06-01
Project End
2022-02-28
Budget Start
2018-03-01
Budget End
2019-02-28
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2018
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Washington
Department
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
605799469
City
Seattle
State
WA
Country
United States
Zip Code
98195
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