Fall 2016

UAB Graduate School Professional Development Program

Accelerate Your Dissertation Free Mini-Workshop #3. Master Dissertation Diplomacy: Communicate with Your Committee, Wednesday, November 2, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., in Sterne Library, Room 174 -https://www.eventbrite.com/e/accelerate-your-dissertation-mini-workshop-dissertation-diplomacy-tickets-28559661717

Dissertation Bootcamp Free 2.5 hr Workshop covering a variety of topics, including writing strategies, timelines, model dissertations, and work with committee members. Wednesday, November 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in Sterne Library, Room 174 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uab-dissertation-bootcamp-tickets-28560104040

CCTS Research Seminar Series - November 3

Mark your calendar to join the CCTS, they will discuss "Building a Budget." Earn AMA PRA Category 1 CME credit. GoToMeeting accessible.  Nov. 3 | 12:00 noon-1:00 pm | PCAMS |  More

"Advances in Mixed Methods Research”- Video available

Mixed methods expert, John W. Creswell, Phd presented a talk titled "Advances in Mixed Methods Research" on September 26, here at UAB. If you would like to view the video from that talk - click here.

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center research retreat - October 17

Every year the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts its annual Research Retreat and Research Competition, in which UAB faculty and students showcase their scientific work in areas of cancer research.This event is free and open to faculty, trainees and staff engaged in cancer research. Click here for more information.

CFAR Behavioral and Community Sciences Core Seminar - October 18

"Pictures and a Thousand Words: Concept Mapping as an Engaged Research Methodology" presented by Jelani Kerr, PhD, MSPH on October 18 from 11:20-1:00 in the Edge of Chaos Atrium.  Lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Samantha Whitfield at swhitfield@uab.edu

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.

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.

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