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ITHS KL2 Scholar Dr. Raquel Capote Makes Dental Injury a Public Health Issue

Dr. Raquel Capote’s research through the KL2 grant is particularly focused on youth.

ITHS KL2 Scholar Dr. Raquel Capote Makes Dental Injury a Public Health Issue

Dr. Raquel Capote is an associate member of Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, a full-time faculty member at the University of Washington and a practicing orthodontist. She is also a researcher, a scholar, leader and a mentor. While it might seem an overbearing workload, there is a reason Dr. Capote works so much.

Raquel T. Capote, DMD, MSD

Raquel T. Capote, DMD, MSD

“I care,” said Dr. Capote. “I went to dental school to learn the technical skills and knowledge, and then purposefully obtained research training to apply to the field of dental public health. Why? Because I have an abiding interest in helping people. I want to meet the challenge of improved oral health for all.”

Dr. Capote was able to pursue her passions, in part, because in 2012 the Institute of Translational Health Sciences selected her as a scholar for the distinguished National Institutes of Health-funded KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program.

Continue reading Dr. Capote’s story on the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center website.



About the ITHS KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program

The ITHS KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program provides the time, funding, and rigorous mentorship necessary to foster the early career development of clinical and translational researchers. The program is funded by the NIH and welcomes scholars from all health professions.
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Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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