Dr. Laura Eisenmenger Named UW ICTR KL2 Scholar

Posted on April 2020

Dr. Laura Eisenmenger

Laura Eisenmenger, MD, UWSMPH Department of Radiology faculty member in the Neuroradiology Section, is one of three University of Wisconsin-Madison early-career faculty members who will join the ICTR KL2 Scholars Career Development Program beginning this summer. For this highly competitive application process, Dr. Eisenmenger was nominated by our department as part of a system designed to select candidates having both individual excellence and potential to lead multidisciplinary research projects with high translational promise. The KL2 program provides 75% protected time to assist scholars with developing an independent research program, plus monthly career development seminars and other trainings designed to promote key NIH research competencies for clinical and translational research. Dr. Eisenmenger and two other selected scholars will join ten other Scholars who participate in one of the NIH-funded, workforce development programs at ICTR. NIH support for ICTR is through the national Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program that funds 60 plus centers nationwide.