Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health

The University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of 10 academic obstetrics and gynecology departments nationwide that is funded by the National Institutes of Health as a Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Career Development Center


The goal of the Utah BIRCWH Program is to increase the number of investigators (“scholars) from University of Utah junior faculty who will develop successful independent scientific careers as principal investigators. The program achieves these goals through a mentored research and career development experience.

Successful scholars will be engaged in fundable interdisciplinary research relevant to women’s health and sex/gender influences on health and disease.


This award is funded through a K12 grant.


Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Leanne Johnston
Administrative Coordinator
Email: Leanne.Johnston@hsc.utah.edu