Title: CTR Enrichment Series co-hosted by Global Health SIG: "The Unknown Pandemic: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting"
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Date: June 22, 2022
Speakers: Karen McDonnell, Ph.D.
Department of Prevention and Foundation | Milken Institute of Public Health
George Washington University
Executive Director and Founder of Global Woman P.E.A.C.E Foundation
Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator
Children’s National Hospital
Founder & Executive Director, RAHMA (Reaching All HIV+ Muslims In America)
Title: Novel Tools to Enhance Risk Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease
Date: May 25, 2022
Speaker: Alan Remaley, M.D., Ph.D.
Lipoprotein Metabolism Lab
Translational Vascular Medicine Branch
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Institute of Health
Title: Implementation in Child Welfare Settings: Bringing Evidence to Systems
Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 12-1 p.m.
Speaker: Lisa Saldana, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)
Senior Scientist, Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC)
Clinic Director, OSLC Developments, Inc. (ODI)
Title: Leveraging Data to Assess & Improve Health Systems
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 12-1 p.m.
Speaker: Brett R. Anderson, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.
Title: The Critical Role of Understanding and Respecting Culture and the Lived Experience of Racism in Caring for our African American Patients and Their Families
Date: February 23, 2022
Speaker: Ronit Elk, Ph.D.
Title: Collaborating to Optimize Parent Experience (COPE): Screening for Parental Social Determinants of Health
Date: January 26, 2022
Speaker: Kenna Sheak, M.D.
Title: Promoting Equity in Developmental Health through Primary Care Literacy Promotion
Date: June 29, 2021
Speaker: Manuel Jimenez, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P.
Title: Lies, Damned lies, and Surveys: Designing Better Surveys for Education and Research
Date: June 15, 2021
Speaker: Anthony R. Artino, Ph.D.
Title: Precision Therapeutics in Neonates: How to Improve Drug Dosing and Drug Response
Date: April 20, 2021
Speaker: Tamorah R. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: COVID-19: Why You Should Now Care Even More about Global Health
Date: March 16, 2021
Speaker: Richard Skolnik, M.P.A.
Title: Developing a Social Needs Screening Program
Date: February 16, 2021
Speaker: Jessica Saunders
Title: Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities in Adolescents and Emerging Adults
Date: January 19, 2021
Speaker: Sylvie Naar, Ph.D.
Title: A New Hope: Preventing Bias in Personal, Professional and Patient Encounters
Date: January 14, 2021
Speaker: Kenyon Michael Railey, M.D.
Topic: Black Emerging Adult College Students: More Than a Convenience Sample
Date: December 14, 2020
Speakers: Delishia M. Pittman, Ph.D.
Topic: Beyond Fairytale Endings: Bibliotherapy and Creative Interventions in Palliative Care
Date: November 2, 2020
Speakers: Lori Wiener, Ph.D., and Meaghann Weaver, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.
Topic: Fair Inclusion in Genomics Research: Progress and Opportunities Involving African and Black American Populations
Date: October 20, 2020
Speaker: Shawneequa Callier, J.D., M.A.
Topic: Childhood Stress and Urban Poverty: The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health
Date: September 15, 2020
Speaker: Roy Wade, Jr. M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.H.P.
Topic: Instructor of Pediatrics within the Division of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care
Date: August 25, 2020
Speaker: Nia J. Heard‐Garris, M.D., M.Sc.
Topic: Facilitating Adolescent Decision-Making about Return of Genomic Research Results
Date: July 21, 2020
Speaker: Michelle L. McGowan, Ph.D.
Topic: Risk and Protective Factors for Psychosocial and Physiological Outcomes in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes
Date: June 22, 2020
Speaker: Sarah S. Jaser, Ph.D.
Topic: Medical Maximizing-Minimizing: A Concept to Help Understand Patients’ Motivations and Talk about their Preferences and Values
Date: June 15, 2020
Speaker: Laura Scherer, Ph.D.
Topic: Interprofessional Teamwork in Supporting Decision Making for Seriously Ill Patients
Date: June 8, 2020
Speaker: Jennifer Walter, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.
Topic: Keeping your Zzzzz’s and your Body Clocks in Tune: A Health Imperative during Stressful Times
Date: May 18, 2020
Speaker: Daniel S. Lewin, Ph.D., D.ABSM
Topic: Mindfulness Interventions to Prevent Mental Health Problems and Promote Resilience
Co-hosted by CTR and the Behavioral Medicine Research SIG
Date: May 4, 2020
Speaker: Tamar Mendelson, Ph.D.
Topic: Tiny Cargo, Big Deal! A Precision Prevention Strategy for Child Passenger Safety
Date: April 27, 2020
Speaker: Michelle Macy, M.D., M.S.
Topic: Necessary, but Not Sufficient: The Challenges and Limitations of Addressing Diversity in Precision Medicine Research
Date: April 13, 2020
Speaker: Aaron Goldenberg, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Topic: Deliberative Community Engagement
Date: April 6, 2020
Speaker: Michele Gornick, Ph.D., M.A.
Topic: The Translation of Science into Practice: The Role of an Applied Research Center
Date: March 2020
Speaker: Olga Acosta Price, Ph.D.
Topic: Improving Care for Children with Sickle Cell Conditions through a Primary Care Lens
Date: February 6, 2020
Speaker: Alexandra M. Sims, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Topic: The Melanocortin 3 Receptor and Pediatric Obesity
Co-Hosted by CTR and Bioenergetics SIG
Date: February 3, 2020
Speaker: Jack A. Yanovski, M.D., Ph.D.
Topic: Use of PrEP in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Opportunities for HIV Prevention for Adolescent and Young Mothers in Africa
Co-Hosted by CTR, Bioenergetics SIG and Global Health SIG
Date: January 2020
Speaker: Lynne Mofenson, M.D.
Topic: Informing Genomic Medicine Using Virtual Reality
Date: December 2019
Speaker: Susan Persky, Ph.D.
Topic: Present in the Room: Harnessing the Power of the Family Voice for Researchers, Fellow Parents and Clinicians Caring for Seriously Ill Children
Date: November 2019
Speaker: Blyth Lord, Ed.M.
Topic: Using the EMR to Enhance Healthcare Research: HealtheDataLabs and the Children’s National Data Lake
Date: October 2019
Speaker: James E. Bost, M.S., Ph.D.
Topic: Understanding the “Boyer Model” though the Lens of a Quality Improver
Date: September 2019
Speaker: Lamia Soghier, M.D., M.Ed., F.A.A.P., C.H.S.E.
Topic: The Boyer Model: Innovative Restructuring of the Center for Translational Research
Date: September 2019
Speaker: Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, M.D.
Topic: Community-Based Research: A Community Health Improvement Week at Children’s National Enrichment Seminar
Summary: Experts present current community-based research activities and demonstrate the value of partnerships that work to improve community health outcomes and increase engagement.
Date: June 2019
Speaker: Chaya Merrill, Dr.Ph., Sharon Singh, Ph.D., Ankoor Y. Shah, M.D., M.P.H.
Topic: The Race for Physical Activity to Catch Up with Nutrition: The Critical Need to Promote Both for Health Outcomes Among Children
Date: May 2019
Speaker: Jennifer Sacheck, Ph.D., FACSM
Topic: 18-24 Months HIV Free Survival among HIV Exposed Children as a Measure of PMTCT Program Effectiveness
Date: April 2019
Speaker: Appolinaire Tiam, M.D., M.Med.
Topic: BI Improvements and Expansion: Introduction to the Grants Dashboard
Date: March 2019
Speaker: Hilah Zia, M.P.A.
Topic: Digital Solutions for Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment: Do Apps, Texts or Tweets Really Work?
Date: February 2019
Speaker: Nadia L. Downshen, M.D.
Topic: Mind the Gap: Examining the Impact of False Positives and Diagnostic Dilemmas in Newborn Screening
Date: January 2019
Speaker: Beth A. Tarini, M.D., M.S.