Key Personnel

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Principal Investigator

Thomas E. Curry, Ph.D., professor and vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Curry provides leadership as director of the basic science program of BIRCWH.

Research Director

Ann L. Coker, PhD., Professor and Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women

Chair of the Internal Advisory Committee

Catherine A. Martin, M.D., Dr. Laurie L. Humphries Endowed Chair in Child Psychiatry, University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Director, Child Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry.


Josh Wills, Program Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ashley Roark, Program Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

If you are intereseted in participating in the BIRCWH program or have any questions, please contact:

Emily Clear, MPH, CHES
Research Program Manager
University of Kentucky
800 Rose Street
Pavilon H, Suite C-359
Lexington, KY 40536
(859) 218-0029