Highlighted Announcements - Summer 2016


Compliance 411 - a quarterly newsletter published by the UAB Compliance Office

Key topics of this month's newsletter are responsible conduct of research and research integrity; new Recertification of Effort Form and process; a profile of Research Integrity Officer Pam Bounelis, PhD; defining fabrication, falsification and plagiarism; new research data management requirements; and the new chemical inventory system. Click here to visit their website.


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


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.

Accelerate Discovery with CCTS Research Vouchers

Apply today for direct research support to offset expense(s) for clinical and translational research services, such as clinical research units, sample handling and biospecimen storage, necessary laboratory tests, and more.  More information here


40 Things Editors Won’t Tell You (But You Need to Know)

From "Nurse Author & Editor" a helpful website full of topics that include cover letters, ethics, peer review and getting published. Click here for more information.


The faculty series: Applying for grants - Recent article from Nature's online blog

For many new investigators, applying for and winning grants is one of the biggest hurdles that will determine success on the tenure track. As federal grant budgets tighten, all investigators — and especially new investigators — are struggling to find ways to finance their research. Check out this blog entry to read the whole article.
The Naturejobs blog aims to be the leading online resource for scientists in academia and industry who seek guidance in developing their careers. The blog delivers a mix of expert advice and personal stories to help readers review, set and achieve their career goals.


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