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July 2018 - From Pilots and Panels to Funded Projects: The CCTS Runway to Translational Success

July 11, 2018
Speakers: William T. Harris, MD; Adam R. Wende, PhD; Jennifer Croker, PhD; Kent Keyser, PhD
Slide Decks: Dr. Harris and Dr. Wende
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

June 2018 - Building on Momentum: The Future of CCTS

June 6, 2018
Speaker: Robert Kimberly, MD
Slide Deck
Video Recording

May 2018 - The Changing Policy Landscape for Clinical Trials

May 6, 2018
Speaker: Denise McKenzie, RN, BSN
Slide Decks
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

April 2018 - Moving the Needle with i2b2: A Translational Research Tool for Accessing Clinical Data

April 4, 2018
Speakers: Abdullah M. Alanazi, MSc, RRT-NPS, CTTS; Wolfgang Muhlhofer, MD; and Morgan Dew, RN, BSN
Slide Decks: Dr. Alanazi, Dr. Muhlhofer, and Dr. Dew
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

February 2018 - Low Health Literacy Challenges in Clinical and Translational Research

February 14, 2018
Speakers: Joy Deupree, PhD, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, Assistant Professor and Director of Community Engagement at UAB School of Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow; C. Ann Gakumo, PhD, RN, Associate Professor at UAB School of Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar; Daniel I. Chu, MD, Assistant Professor at UAB Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2018 James A. Pittman Jr., MD, Scholar; Samantha Baker, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, VA Quality Scholars Program, UAB Dept. of Surgery
Moderator: Robin Gaines Lanzi, PhD, MPH, Professor of Health Behavior and Director of Student Engagement at UAB School of Public Health Co-Director of CFAR Behavioral and Community Sciences Core
Slide Decks: Dr. Deupree, Dr. Gakumo, Dr. Chu, and Dr. Baker
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

December 2017 - Research Data Management: Tools and Techniques

December 6, 2017
Speakers: David Redden, PhD, Co-Director, CCTS Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) and Dorothy Odgon, MSIS, Assistant Professor, UAB Libraries
Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

November 2017 - OnCore, OnCore! A Special Celebration

October 2017 - Innovation by Design: An Introduction to the Strategic Use of Design Thinking

October 4, 2017
Speaker: Molly Wasko, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Innovation, and Faculty Success, UAB Collat School of Business and CCTS Executive Council Member
Slide Deck
CCTS Digest News Brief

September 2017 - Challenges in Clinical Trial Recruitment: Focus on Under-Represented Populations

September 6, 2017
Speakers: Jeroan J. Allison, MD, MS; Mona Fouad, MD, MPH; Kenneth Saag, MD, MSc
Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

July 2017 - The Business of Clinical Trials Who Pays? Who Profits?

July 5, 2017
Speakers: Heather Hathorne, PhD, RRT, CCRC; Steve Rowe, MD, MSPH; Mansoor Saleh, MD; Mark Dransfield, MD
Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

June 2017 - Kaizen: Web-based Training and Education using Gamification

June 7, 2017
Speaker: James H. Willig, MD, MSPH, CCTS Informatics, Assistant Dean, Clinical Education, UAB
Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

May 2017 - Innovating in Healthcare: Our Patients are Waiting! Public-Private Partnership to Bring New Treatments to Patients

May 3, 2017
Speaker: Scott J. Weir, PharmD, PhD, Director, Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) and Translational Research Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center
CCTS Digest News Brief

April 2017 - Innovating in Healthcare: From Bench to Bedside, and Onward to Market: Commercializing Academic Software

April 5, 2017
Speaker: Mark Yandell, PhD, Founder of IDbyDNA Inc. and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Utah

March 2017 - Innovating in Healthcare: New Paradigms for Scientist to CEO Transition and New Biotechnology Startup Creation


March 1, 2017
Speaker: Erik Schwiebert, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of DiscoveryBioMed, Inc. 
Slide Deck
Video Recording

CCTS Digest News Brief

February 2017 - Innovating in Healthcare: Idea Formation to Revenue Generation and Everything in Between

February 1, 2017
Speaker: Amy Hester, PhD, RN, BC (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)

January 2017 - Bioinnovation and Commercialization: An iCorp-Inspired Workshop

January 4, 2017
Speaker: Molly Wasko, PhD
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

December 2016 - How Informatics Is Transforming Clinical Research: What You Need to Know for 2017

December 7, 2016
Speakers: James J. Cimino, MD; Matthew Wyatt, MSHI; and Manfred Stapff, MD, PhD
Slide Deck
TriNetX Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

October 2016 - Federally Funded Clinical Trials: A Changing Policy Landscape

September 2016 - Rigor, Reproducibility & Transparency Revisited

September 7, 2016
Moderator: David Redden, PhD
Panelists: Bruce Bunnell, PhD (Tulane University); Christopher Easley, PhD (Auburn University); Mark Gillespie, PhD (University of South Alabama); Emily Levitan, ScD (UAB); Hua Lu, MD, PhD (Tulane University); Vishnu Suppiramaniam, PhD, DVM (Auburn University); and Jianhua Zhang, PhD (UAB)
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

July 2016 - Mentoring Across the Career Spectrum

June 2016 - Rigor & Transparency: Tips from Study Section Reviewers

May 25, 2016
Moderator: Jennifer Croker, PhD and David Redden, PhD
Panelists: Yabing Chen, PhD; Jianhua Zhang, PhD; Rita Cowell, PhD; and Mohammad Athar, PhD
Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

May 2016 - Bioinformatics: A Personal Perspective

May 4, 2016
Speakers: Jake Chen, PhD and Elliot Lefkowitz, PhD
Chen Slide Deck
Lefkowitz Slide Deck
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

April 2016 - Informatics Resources and Strategies for Research

April 6, 2016
Speakers: UAB’s inaugural Informatics Institute Director Dr. James J. Cimino, UAB Health System Information Services IT Director and CCTS Informatics Co-Director Geoff Gordon, and CCTS Assistant Director of Informatics Matthew Wyatt.
Slide Deck  
Video Recording
CCTS Digest News Brief

March 2016 - Grant Development Resources

March 2, 2016
Speakers: David Redden, PhD and Stuart Frank, MD
Special Speakers: Madhuri Mulekar, PhD (University of South Alabama); Courtney Gamston, ScM, Pharm D (Auburn University); and Sonya Heath, MD (UAB)
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Video Recording 

January 2016 - CCTS Research Vouchers Program: How May We "Vouch"er For You?

January 6, 2016
Speakers: Robert Kimberly, MD; Burt Nabors, MD; Elliot Lefkowitz, PhD; Michael Griswold, PhD (UMMC); Thomas Denney, PhD (Auburn); Mark Gillespie, PhD (USA); and Stuart Fran, MD
Slide Deck
Video Recording

December 2015 - NIH Expectations: Are You Ready?

December 15, 2016
Speakers: Jennifer Croker, PhD and David Redden, PhD  December 3, 2015 (reprised December 16, 2015)
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Video Recording    

Implementing Rigor and Transparency in NIH & AHRQ Research Grant and Career Development Applications  
  Notice Numbers: NOT-OD-16-011 and NOT-OD-16-012
On October 9, 2015, the NIH issued notices with updated grant submission and review instructions (please see links for full details). These changes are intended to enhance the reproducibility of research findings and are required with applications due January 25, 2016 and thereafter.
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