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Webinar: Building a Clinical Research Program

January 12, 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Research Development at Penn State College of Medicine has planned its first webinar of 2021, “Building a Clinical Research Program.”

Panelists during the session will explore the essential ingredients all investigators need to develop a sustainable research program and what common pitfalls to avoid along the journey. The webinar is tailored to faculty and trainees new to clinical research and can also serve as a solid introduction for research support staff and other colleagues who want to better understand the research process. All are welcome to attend.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Choosing a research question
  • Feasibility and implications for study design
  • Role of collaborators and mentors
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • NIH policies governing clinical research

The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Sarah Bronson, Director of Research Development, Penn State College of Medicine.

Presenters will be:

  • Neal J. Thomas, MD, MSc, associate dean for clinical research and professor of pediatrics and public health sciences
  • Christopher N. Sciamanna, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and public health sciences and chief of the Division of Population Health Research Development for the Department of Medicine
  • Tom Brydebell, director of grants administration in the Office of Research Affairs

Representatives from the Institutional Review Board/Human Subjects Protections Office will also be available to answer participant questions.

Registration is required, with a Zoom link provided to those who register.

Register online here


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