UW and Global Cardiovascular Health
Research and Education
Building the bridge & keeping it stable: Successes on bridging the research to practice gap
The buzzwords “Bridge the gap,” “Bridging research to practice,” and “Closing the know do gap” represent goals for our research we have not yet achieved. Public health and academic research continues to research health interventions that do not get implemented. However, as we have begun to include community partners, policy makers, and funding and implementing partners, we are starting to see progress on implementing well-researched interventions.
AHA Rural Health Equity Research Network Awarded to GCHP
Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine will oversee a $20 million initiative aimed at better understanding and mitigating factors that negatively influence the health of rural Americans. With distinct investigations at each study site, the scientists will address unique health challenges that face the 20% of the U.S. population who live in rural areas. These people’s challenges include individual risk factors, social determinants of health and the lack of easy access to healthcare.
GCHP Pilot Funding Available for 2023
Pilot Funding Available for 2023 The Global Cardiovascular Health Program—a joint collaboration of the Division of Cardiology and the Department of Global Health—was established in November, 2021 to harness interdisciplinary expertise on campus to drive innovation that will improve cardiovascular health outcomes in diverse settings around the world. The GCHP is now soliciting applications for Interdisciplinary Team Science Pilot Grants which will stimulate new inter- and trans-disciplinary collaborations in the field of global cardiovascular health. We plan to fund one...