The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Sixth Annual Meeting will be from 8:20 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Hine Hall Auditorium on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis. Sign in begins at 7:30 a.m.A live video stream will also be available during the event.
The keynote speaker for the Sixth Annual Indiana CTSI Meeting will be David Hickam, M.D., MPH, director of the Clinical Effectiveness Research Program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), who will present "Vision of PCORI for Patient Engagement, Pragmatic Clinical Trials and Medical Informatics."
Dr. Hickam is responsible for the development of PCORI's research program, which evaluates comparisons among alternative clinical strategies in a broad range of clinical domains. He is also the founding director of the John M. Eisenberg Clinical Decisions and Communications Science Center, supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which develops innovative approaches for the use evidence-based information to help people participate in decision making about their health care.
Additional speakers included Jay L. Hess, M.D., Ph.D., MHSA, dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine and vice president for university clinical affairs at IU; and Paul K. Halverson, Dr.Ph., FACHE, dean of the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz, Ph.D., will deliver the welcome. A complete agenda is online.
A scientific poster session to highlight Indiana CTSI researchers, trainees, services and institutional partners, plus a panel discussion, is also scheduled.
To submit an abstract for the scientific poster session, please visit this page by Monday, Sept. 15. All relevant posters will be accepted up to the maximum capacity and should be no larger than 4' X 4'. There will be awards for best poster presentations.
Anyone from the Indiana CTSI members institutions of Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame are welcome to attend. This is a free event. Lunch will be provided.
IP – Hine Hall (formerly University Place Conference Ctr.)
850 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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