Assistant professor receives a UMB ICTR 2019-20 KL2 Mentored Career Development Award.
Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN, assistant professor, received a University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) 2019-20 KL2 Mentored Career Development Award for her project “Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a Revised Shared Decision-Making Tool to Optimize Patient-Centered Care During Childbirth.”
UMB KL2 awards are designed to develop the next generation of clinical investigators, guiding scholars toward independent clinical research careers. The program provides mentored career development to outstanding junior faculty who have recently completed professional training and are performing high-impact translational and/or clinical research. Scholars receive up to four years of support with access to multidisciplinary mentorship, formal coursework, and professional development opportunities.