2016 ICTR Events


Update Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference September 9, 2016 Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, RN, ANP, PhD, FAA; Ken Getz, Founder & Chairman Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation Research Associate Professor Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development; Rhonda G. Kost, MD; Melissa Mueller, Recruitment Service Manager; Jason Kadrmas, Software Development Support Services Manager, University of Minnesota Clinical & Translational Science Institute; Diana Gumas, Director of Clinical Research Information Systems, Welch Health Science Informatics Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This conference showcased the following: Best practices and novel strategies for participant recruitment and retention using … Continue reading

2017 ICTR Events


Nuts & Bolts of Community Engagement in Research Workshop December 1, 2017 Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN; Kelly Bower, PhD, RN; Sacoby Wilson, PhD, MS; Omega Wilson; Lee Bone, BSN, MPH; Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, RN, ANP, PhD, FAAN. The workshop provides an introduction to community engaged research principles as well as skill building sessions. Contact Crystal Evans at cevans20@jhmi.edu for additional information. Survey ICTR Data Managers Interest Group Panel on De-identification Part 1: De-identified and Limited Datasets December 1, 2017 Kathryn Carson, Senior Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Member, Data Trust Research Sub-Council; Dave Fearon, Senior Data Management Consultant, … Continue reading

Recap of Recent Events


We hope that you find our lectures and workshops informative and engaging. By offering events on multiple topics, we hope to assist researchers in their ongoing endeavors. If you attended one of these events and would like to view handouts and video recordings (if available) or if you were unable to go and are still interested in the topic, please see the list below. Third Thursdays with the ICTR April 18, 2019 “EPIC Showcase, What EPIC Can Do for Your Research” Attendees learned the basics for using EPIC for research, services available, and how it is being used for research. By … Continue reading

Johns Hopkins Scientists Explain Rudolph, Grinch and Scrooge


A reindeer with a red glowing nose. A heart, two sizes two small, that suddenly grows three sizes. A trip to the past and to the future — all in one night. This festive season, Johns Hopkins University researchers dug deep into their reserves of scientific expertise to explain how these inexplicable plot lines in holiday classics like Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and A Christmas Carol just might be (almost) (possibly) possible:   A biologist explains Rudolph’s nose: Steve Farber, principal investigator at the Carnegie Institution for Science and a Johns Hopkins biology professor … Continue reading

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