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UC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST) is a major research resource at the UC Academic Health Center.
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Publish Date: 04/07/15
Media Contact: AHC Public Relations, (513) 558-4553
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Reserve Your Spot at Research Week 2015

CINCINNATI—Research Week 2015 is less than a month away and registration is now open for a select number of the week’s events for which RSVPs are requested.

From the opening ceremony and block party, to a "Shark-Tank style” competition, and ending with a lecture on patient protections by a leading bioethics researcher and author, Research Week 2015 (May 4-8) is sure to offer something for everyone. 

For planning purposes, RSVPs are now being accepted for the following:

Monday, May 4
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Levine Park (Albert Sabin Way)
Opening Ceremony and Block Party
Features remarks by UC President Santa Ono, PhD, and General Peter Chiarelli (Ret.), CEO of One Mind
Speaking program to focus on brain injury, PTSD and recovery.
Free food and live music.

Tuesday, May 5
9 to 10 a.m., Medical Sciences Building, Room E-351
"Creating Resources for Chronic Disease Epidemiology: the Million Veteran Program”
Presented by Visiting Professor J. Michael Gaziano, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, Harvard

Wednesday, May 6
Noon to 1 p.m., Medical Sciences Building, Room 5051
Shark Tank Competition: Do These Researchers Have What It Takes? 

Thursday, May 7
8 to 9 a.m., French East, Room 135
"One Problem Fits All—Adherence and Disease Management”
Presented by Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Friday, May 8
Noon to 1 p.m., Medical Sciences Building, Room E-351
The Hutton Ethics Lecture: "Moral Problems in the Research-Practice Distinction and in Oversight Systems to Protect Patients”
Presented Tom Beauchamp, PhD, senior research scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics

More than 15 other events not requesting RSVPs, including poster sessions and keynote presentations, are planned throughout the week. Visit the Research Week 2015 website to see the full menu of events. 

Research Week 2015, presented by Assurex Health, is hosted collaboratively by the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training (CCTST), Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Cincinnati Education & Research for Veterans (CERV) Foundation and UC Health.

All events are free and open to the public. 

Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #ResearchWeek.

For more information on Research Week 2015, contact Brieanne Sheehan, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, at 513-558-7564 sheehabe@ucmail.uc.edu



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