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Women’s Health with a Focus on Female Lower Urinary Tract Disorders

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Position Description: 

Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to accept postdoctoral fellowship applications for multiple openings in our established NIDDK-sponsored T32 program. Fellowship openings begin as early as July 1, 2022, for this training program designed to advance prevention and health outcomes research in the field of women’s health.
Fellows in our “Clinical Outcomes Research Training in Female Lower Urinary Tract Disorders” program will receive:
  • coursework customized to their research and goals,
  • access to local and national data,
  • a multi-faceted career development program,
  • support to develop and apply for research grants,
  • up to three years of funding with competitive benefits, and more!
Fellows will also have the unique opportunity to develop their research portfolio in women’s health through independent research and by contributing to ongoing multidisciplinary research projects on topics such as risk factors for and maternal outcomes of childbirth-related injuries, urologic side-effects of cancer treatment, cost-effectiveness of incontinence management strategies, prevention strategies for recurrent urinary tract infections, and modeling surgical outcomes using machine learning. Dedicated mentors that are leading experts in their fields work alongside fellows and represent a variety of specialties.
Applicants with an MD or PhD from a diverse set of backgrounds related to prevention and health outcomes research (e.g., Epidemiology, Public Health and Policy, Maternal Health, Implementation Science, Biostatistics, Health Economics, Computational and Data Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Engineering, Kinesiology, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology) are encouraged to apply. PhD candidates do not need prior experience in women’s health to be considered. Applicants must meet NIH T32 grant funding eligibility requirements.

To Apply:

Training Directors: Siobhan Sutcliffe, PhD, Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences Dept. of Surgery, and Jerry Lowder, MD, MSc, Associate Professor, Chief, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Dept. of OB/GYN

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