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Research Grand Rounds

 

MHRI/GHUCCTS GRAND ROUNDS 

October 13, 2017 "Use of Large Sequence Datasets for Epidemic Mapping to Understand HIV Transmission Dynamics in the mid-Atlantic US" by Seble Kassye, MD, MS
September 08, 2017 "All in a Multicentered Trial" by Vanita Aroda, MD
 May 05, 2017  “Creation of the specialty practice of clinical research nursing in clinical and translational science” by Shaunagh Browning, RN, FNP-BC
 April 07, 2017  “A Randomized Controlled Trial for Metabolically Unhealthy Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer” by Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD
 March 03,2017  “Individual Motivation and Threat Indicators of Collaboration Readiness in Scientific Teams” by Gaetano R. Lotrecchiano EdD, PhD
 February 03, 2017  “Microvascular Defects in CKD and in HIV: a biometric and target for future Cardiovascular Disease” by Christopher S. Wilcox, MD, PhD
 December 02, 2016  “Clinical trials and team science in pregnancy: Lessons from the NICHD stillbirth collaborative research network” by Uma Reddy, MD, MPH
 November 4, 2016  "Innovating for Health Care"  by Geoffrey Ling, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins and USUHS , Attending Physician, Johns Hopkins Hospital
 June 17, 2016  "Research to Improve Cardiovascular Health of Patients with Cancer: from Mechanisms to Practice” by Ana Barac, MD, PhD
 March 18, 2016   "Understanding and enhancing the brain basis of aphasia recovery” by Peter Turkletaub, MD, PhD
 February 19, 2016  "Pharmacology and 30-day All-Cause Readmission in Heart Failure: Evidence from Propensity Score Matched Studies" by Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, Center for Health and Aging, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
 January 22, 2016  "Conditional Cell Reprogramming for Rare Tumors" by Seema Agarwal, PhD (org chem), PhD (bio), Associate Professor Georgetown University Department of Pathology, Center for Cell Reprogramming, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology.
November 13, 2015  "A Tale of a CV Imaging Clinical Trialist: How CV Ultrasound can Help Drive Patient Safety" by Neil J. Weissman, MD, Director CV Core Laboratories, President MedStar Research Institute
June 12, 2015  "Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection: Improving Quality Measures and Care" by Suzanne L. Groah, MD, MSPH
 May 15, 2015  "Genetics Complex Traits in Diverse Ancestry Populations" by Nora Franceschini, MD, MPH
 April 10, 2015  "Medical Liability and Patient Safety Research- from Deny and Defend to CANDOR" by Kelly M. Smith, PhD, Scientific Director, Quality & Safety Research, MedStar Health Research Institute.
 March 13, 2015  "Racial Disparities in Chronic Hepatitis C" by Charles D. Howell, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Howard University
 February 20, 2015  "Youth, Sports: Benefits, Risks, and the Role of Research" by Andrew Lincoln, ScD, MS, Director, Orthopedics and Sports at MedStar Health Research Institute
 January 09, 2015  "Development of Preclinical Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease", by Howard J. Federoff, MD, PhD
 November 21, 2014  “Anemia in the elderly – its Importance and Possible Causes”, by Charles Hesdorffer, MBBCh, MMED
 October 17, 2014  "Where are the Big Data at MedStar Health? Clinical research case studies: from cohort discovery to hypothesis testing." by Nawar Shara, PhD and Stephen Fernandez, MPH
 September 19, 2014  Lessons Learned in Probiotic Research, Phase I to IV studies. What may Work, what Does and Future Possibilities. by Dan Merenstein, MD. Director of Research Family Medicine, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Georgetown University
 June 20, 2014  “Implementing an Intervention to Improve Patient-Centered Outcomes among Latina Breast Cancer Survivors and Caregivers: A PCORI Example?” by Kristi D. Graves, PhD, Assistant Professor, Oncology Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Georgetown University
 May 16, 2014  “Stroke Rehabilitation: a Tale of Two Trials” by Alexander Dromerick, MD
Director, Neuroscience Research Center and Director, Comprehensive Stroke Research Program, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University
 April 8, 2014  “Why do people with Cystic Fibrosis develop chronic bronchial infections? Hints from a frog…” by Michael Zasloff, MD, Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics, Scientific Director, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
 March 21, 2014  The “Seven Pillars” Approach to Responding to Patient Safety Incidents: Effects on Medical Liability Processes and Outcomes by Kelly Smith, PhD, Research Director, Quality and Safety, MedStar Health Research Institute
 February 21, 2014  “Sleep deprivation and Obesity: Association or causal link?” by Giovanni Cizza, MD, PhD, MHSc, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
 January 17, 2014  "Cumulative Psychology Stress and Cardiovascular Disease Risk" by Michelle Albert, MD, MPH, Chair, Professor and Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Cardiovascular Disease Research, Howard University
December 21, 2012

Actionable Clinical Knowledge from Big Data Using Novel Informatics Approaches, presented by: Subha Madhavan, PhD, Director, Georgetown Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics

January 18, 2012

WIHS - Women and HIV, 20 Years and Counting, presented by: Mary Young, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Principal Investigator of the Women's Interagency HIV Study

February 15, 2013
Age-Related Decline in Growth Hormone and Sex Steroids: Implications for Future Treatment of Older Women and Men,  presented by:  Marc Blackman, MD,  Associate Chief of Staff, Research and Development, Washington DC Veterans Administration
 
March 15, 2013

Breathing to The Beat of a Different Drum: The health benefits of mindfulness.
Presented by: Mary Ann Dutton, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University

April 19, 2013
The Potential for A1C, Fructosamine & Glycated Albumin to Diagnose Glucose Tolerance Status in Africans presented by:  Anne Sumner, MD, Clinical Endocrinology Branch, Ethnicity and Health Section, NIDDK, NIH 
 May 17, 2013  
Predicting and Preventing Skill-Based Errors in Real-Time Using Eye Movements
Presented by: Raj Ratwani, PhD, Senior Human Factors Research Scientist, National Center for Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare.

June 21, 2013
 
“The WE-HEAL Study: A Look at Wound Healing”
Presented by: Victoria Shanmugam, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

September 20, 2013

Genetic Dissection of Complex Disorders: the Example of Schizophrenia”
Presented by: Ayman Fanous, MD, of the Washington DC Veterans Administration Medical Center and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University.
October 18, 2013
Arsenic Genetics, Epigenetics and Health Effects:  Relevance Populations
Presented by:  Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD, Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
November 15, 2013
None of Us is as Smart as All of Us:  Understanding and Optimizing Coordination in High Risk Healthcare Teams
Presented by:  Sarah Henrickson Parker, PhD Research Scientist of the National Center for Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare, MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2).
 December 20, 2013
Generating Evidence to Enhance Cancer Care Quality through Comparative Effectiveness Research
Presented by:  Arnold L. Potosky, PhD, Director, Health Services Research Cancer Prevention and Control - Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center
 HEALTH DISPARITIES GRAND ROUNDS
   
   
TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH GRAND ROUNDS
Translational Research Grand Rounds are designed to provide a broad overview to participants of the solutions offered by the biomedical informatics community. The scope of this series runs the entire gamut of biomedical informatics as applied to clinical and translational research.
 September 6, 2013 Statistical Inference for Big Data Problems in Molecular Biophysics
by:  Arvind Ramanthan, PhD
 October 4, 2013 Molecular Modeling in Drug Design
by:  Jeremy Smith, PhD
 November 01, 2013 Big Data Infrastructure and Analytics for Healthcare Applications
by Arjun Malikarjun, PhD
 December 6, 2013 Shifting Paradigm of Decision Support in Radiology:  Human-Centered Design via Eye-Tracking Analytics
by Georgia Tourassi, PhD
 January 3, 2014 Facilitating Access to Biomedical Knowledge Through Intelligent and Personal Informational Delivery
by:  Songhua Xu, PhD
 February 7, 2014 Supercomputing and Structure-Based Drug Discovery
by:  Jerome Baudry, PhD
 March 7, 2014 Applying Material Science, Microfrabrication, and Engineering in Biomedical Development
by: Tim McKnight