About the Award



The Jacqueline Leaffer Wish for the Heart Award is funded by generous support from The Jacqueline Leaffer Foundation. Its purpose is to support CU-SOM early career investigators (fellows, instructors & assistant professors) doing outstanding research in women's heart disease. This award, together with Jacqueline's Gift Fund, was established and funded to honor the life of Jacqueline Marie Leaffer. Learn more about the Leaffer family and read The Story of Jacqueline's Gift

Eligibility



Eligible candidates will be evaluated on criteria appropriate to measure progress in research. Such criteria will include, but is not limited to research funding obtained, papers written, presentations delivered, discoveries made, peer recognition, leadership in the field and overall commitment to research. 

Purpose



The Jacqueline Leaffer Wish for the Heart Award is to support CU School of Medicine early-career investigators (fellows, instructors & assistant professors) doing outstanding research in women's heart disease.

Application Instructions


The application cycle is now closed. 

Questions



Please contact ludemancenter@cuanschutz.edu with any questions. 

Meet our 2021 Jacqueline Leaffer Wish for the Heart Awardee


 

Kathleen Woulfe, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cardiology Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Sarcomeric Protein Alterations in Aging Female Hearts.