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University Career Development

PCH Child Health KL2

Co-Directors Maureen A. Murtaugh and David Turok administer the PCH Child Health KL2 program for clinical and translational research. A Call for Proposals goes out in late fall to department chairs, colleges and junior faculty within the School of Medicine for pre-applications. The pre-application includes a specific aims page, a biosketch and letter of support form the applicant's Department. The Intermountain Foundation at Primary Children's Hospital sponsors a KL2 position in child health.

Co-Director: Maureen A. Murtaugh, PhD, RDN

Co-Director: David Turok, MD, MPH

Program Contact: Linda Galbreath,, 801-585-9675
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The CCTS K Club provides support to investigators interested in clinical and translational, and comparative effectiveness research. K Club meets on the second Tuesday and third Monday of each month at noon at either HSEB Room 5750 C or Marriot Library, Gould Auditorium. Contact Lois Barlow for location. Investigators, at any clinical research level are encouraged to attend and/or present their work for peer and senior faculty feedback. Faculty from Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry are regular participants.

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Vice Presidents Clinical Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars

The VPCAT Research Scholars Program is a competitive two-year program which provides its scholars with holistic mentoring, leadership training, research resources and grant support. Successful applicants have a scientific research mentor and a defined research area. Applications are due in the summer each year.