ICD Alumna receives CTSI career development award

RebeccaShlaferRebecca Shlafer (ICD 2010), assistant professor at the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Pediatrics, received the Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s (CTSI) Career Development award. The award is designed to support junior investigators as they build independent research careers and the New Investigator Pre-K Pilot Grant provided as part of this award lends mentorship, oversight, and pilot funds to those investigators interested in clinical and translational research. The program is designed to prepare investigators to successfully compete for NIH K or R awards. Shlafer’s research focuses on nutritional status and unmet needs among incarcerated women of reproductive age.