UAB Talks & Conferences - Summer 2016

Southeast Consortium for Substance Abuse Training - August 25

Please plan to attend the Southeast Consortium for Substance Abuse Training to be held August 25, 2016 from 8:00am – 2:00pm in NB 1006. Light refreshments will be served. CE is provided. Space is limited so please register here.

Led by Dr. J. Paul Seale, of Mercer University School of Medicine, Dana Seale, MAAP, and Susanne Fogger, DNP, CRNP, FAAN, this training will provide the specific tools and techniques used to integrate motivational interviewing into primary care practice as well as nursing curricula. Dr. Seale received funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to integrate alcohol and drug abuse curriculum into training programs. Specifically, the curriculum trains nursing faculty, advanced practice registered nurses, and physicians to employ Motivational Interviewing in their practices. The presentation will include: Motivational Interviewing: The Basics Motivational Interviewing: Steps and Core Skills Strategies for Enhancing Motivation to Change Practice of Motivational Interviewing with Simple and Complex Reflections 

CCTS Bionutrition Clinic

Monthly clinic for investigators who need to include nutrition-related data in their grant, protocol, or intervention. The clinic will be offered the first Wed. of every month, from 11am to 1pm. For more information on other CCTS clinics, visit their Events page.
Other CCTS offerings;
July 26   Advanced Literature Searching
July 28   Seminar: Development of Personalized Medicine through Integrative -
Data Management & Analysis
August 2   Study Design/Genomic Analysis/UAB Tools
August 9 - 16   Linking Genomic & Clinical Data - ONLINE

Ongoing activities;
BiostatisticsDrop-In Clinic - Edge of Chaos               Every Monday 10a-2p
Biostatistics&Biorepository &Bionutrition
(Drop-In Clinics) - PCAMS
  Every Wednesday 11:30a-1p
FORUM - Monthly - PCAMS   1st Wednesday of the month 4:45p-6p
CCTS - CTO Research Seminar Series PCAMS   1st & 3rd Thursday 12p-1p  |   2nd Thursday 12:30p-1:30-p
Drug Discovery - ADDA - Lecture Series- PCAMS   Every Monday 12p-1p
Professional Skills Development Series- PCAMS   3rd Thursday of the month 8a-9:30a
Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency    June, 2016 - CCTS Research Commons - R01
UAB Research Orientation- PCAMS   4th Thursday of the month 8a-12p
Monthly Mentoring Lunch- PCAMS
(Mentoring Flyer - PDF)
  1st Friday of the month
*Please RSVP toccts@uab.eduby 12p the previous Wednesday

LSU Preceptor Presents Abstract Writing Session to CTS Trainees via Videoconference - Available on the CCTS YouTube channel

Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Training Program  presentation on abstract writing from one of LSUHSC’s finest—Dr. Paula Gregory, director, Office of Faculty Development and professor of Genetics. Dr. Gregory presented from New Orleans using new videoconferencing tools at CCTS. You can catch Dr. Gregory’s presentation on abstract writing on the CCTS YouTube channel.

The UAB Center to Teaching & Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning is open to all faculty and is focused on supporting excellence in teaching that promotes learning through a commitment to pedagogical best practices, appropriate and effective use of technology, and innovative collaboration. Click here to learn more about their programs.

CCTS offers specialized programs and training opportunities

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is here to sharpen your science by helping to facilitate all of the processes that make-up research and innovation. As needs arise for a program, resource, collaboration, or conversion - They create solutions to help meet them. Your science should be inspiring.  Contact them today to see how they can help.

  CTS Training Program
8 am – 10 am
Every Wednesday
   Biostatistics Drop-In Clinic
10 am - 2 pm
Every Monday 
Edge of Chaos
11:30 am – 1 pm

Every Wednesday
   CCTS - CTO Research Seminar Series
12 pm – 1 pm
Every first and third Thursday
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Every month, second Thursday 
     Professional Skills Development Series
11 am – 12 pm
Every month, second Thursday

Children's of Alabama Grand Rounds

The Continuing Medical Education program at Children's of Alabama provides educational opportunities for pediatric providers and specialists throughout the southeast.  Their goal is to offer practical and dynamic CME courses on a variety of pediatric health care topics.  As the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, they have more than 200 specialists conducting research and clinical trials on the cutting edge of medicine.  Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation.

UAB's prison lecture series
Get Involved! Volunteers willing to speak on any subject that would appeal to a general audience — from Expressionist art and medieval pilgrimage to advances in robotics and Antarctic biology — are encouraged to contribute to UAB's prison lecture series.

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