Fall 2016

UAB CFAR - World AIDS Day Speaker Announced

Dr. Lynae Darbes, University of Michigan will speak at UAB for World AIDS Day, December 1st. Her research interests include couple relationship dynamics and HIV & couple interventions (domestic and international). Mark your calendars to attend this talk on Dec 1, 2016 at 12N in BBRB 170. Lunch provided.

Registration is open for the 'HIV in Women' International Conference - Dec 6-7

UAB CFAR has been tapped to host the Inter-CFAR Joint Symposium on HIV in Women December 6-7 at the Hill University Center. Registration is open until the end of November- REGISTER TODAY

CCTS Forum - How i2b2, TriNetX, and SHRINE are Changing Clinical Research: What You Need to Know for 2017

"How i2b2, TriNetX, and SHRINE are Changing Clinical Research: What You Need to Know for 2017" The CCTS Forum takes place at the Pittman Center for Advanced Medical Studies (PCAMS) you are invited for hors d'oeuvres and refreshments on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm. You can join the CCTS FORUM from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/533000725 You can also dial in using your phone: United States +1 (312) 757-3121 GotoMeeting Access Code: 533-000-725 - For more information, please either email or call us at: (205)-934-6670 / ccts@uab.edu

"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.

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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