Tova Walsh, Ph.D., MSW, was recently appointed as a scholar with the UW BIRCWH Program, an NIH funded training grant and mentoring program for junior faculty conducting research on women's health. Walsh, a new assistant professor at the School of Social Work, focuses her research on understanding and improving health and wellbeing in multi-stressed families, with a special interest in women service members/veterans and their families.
Through the BIRCWH Program, Walsh will receive mentorship and protected time to focus on her research on the health and functioning of women service members, women veterans, and their families.
Walsh recently completed postdoctoral training in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program at UW-Madison before beginning her appointment as a professor in fall 2015.
Read more about Dr. Walsh's work