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Pickett selected to join UW-Madison’s BIRCWH Scholars Program

March 24, 2017

The School of Education's Kristen Pickett was selected to join UW-Madison’s BIRCWH Scholars Program.

Kristen Pickett
BIRCWH is an acronym for building interdisciplinary research careers in women's health. The BIRCWH Program is funded by the National Institutes of Health as a K-12 institutional training grant and structured mentoring program for junior faculty who conduct women’s health or sex/gender-based research.

Pickett’s proposed training project is titled, "Examining the effects of social engagement on exercise outcomes: In-home cycling for underserved women of Wisconsin.”

Pickett is an assistant professor with the Department of Kinesiology’s Occupational Therapy Program.