Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc.

Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell, Director of NIAMS, recently spoke at the 2023 annual meeting of the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program. The BIRCWH program, which is led by the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, provides career development training opportunities by connecting junior faculty with senior faculty who have a shared interest in women’s health and sex differences research. BIRCWH is co-sponsored by NIAMS.

Dr. Criswell delivered the Legacy of Leadership lecture where she discussed her career trajectory, and the importance of mentorship, collaboration, and work-life balance. She also talked about some of the different types of funding opportunities and other resources available for early-stage investigators. 

To learn more about applying for a grant and the types of funding opportunities that Dr. Criswell discussed, visit the following webpages: 

You can watch the recorded meeting on the NIH Videocast (Dr. Criswell's presentation begins around 3:02:40).