Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.
VCU Biomedical Engineering will host Janette K. Burgess, Ph.D., professor, Department of Pathology and Medical Biology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands. Burgess will present virtually on “Understanding the Role of the Three Dimensional Extracellular Matrix in Driving Chronic Lung Disease Progression.” Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Rene Olivares-Navarrete, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GePHZICvRF6wMJO3daNSgg.
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Women In Science at VCU will have its spring general body meeting to discuss events and charity drives for the semester. Join the meeting via Zoom at the following URL. For more information, contact Women In Science at email@example.com or visit https://zoom.us/j/96429296780.
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.
Two members of the VCU School of Medicine’s Health Behavior and Policy doctoral programs, Erin L. Britton, M.P.H., and April R. Williams, M.S., CNS, LDN, will speak. Register in advance at the following URL. For more information, contact Mary Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtduuhrDwtH9UNAQl6m1IGClGZmX0k40Lw.
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m
Christine Grady, Ph.D., chief of the NIH Clinical Center’s Department of Bioethics, will discuss clinical practice, public health and research ethical issues that have arisen during the coronavirus pandemic. The discussion will be at a session of the Central Virginia Chapter of the Society of Clinical Research Associates. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Shirley Helm at email@example.com or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpdeivpj0iG9cBEEfRxLTrJvjn_NFe2LPL.
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at 10 a.m.
Students Fighting Human Trafficking and the VCU School of Medicine will host its third annual Human Trafficking Medical Symposium Jan. 19-23. The topic will be discussed by experts in the field, health care workers and survivors of human trafficking. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Gurjas Bajaj at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.impactvirginia.org/jan-2021-symposium.
Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at noon
VCU School of Pharmacy and VCU Health practitioners will address questions about COVID-19 immunization in a Facebook Live panel. Panelists will answer questions about the reliability of the vaccine, who should get it, the timeline for distribution and pharmacists’ roles in immunization. Participate in the event at the following URL. For more information, contact Madeleine Wagner at email@example.com or visit http://bit.ly/CPPIFacebook.
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the team at VCU Health’s Clinical Research Unit will host an informal discussion on how they are working to evolve health care delivery to improve safety and efficiency. Speakers will be Mary Harmon, Ph.D., and Steve Kates, M.D. The session is part of a monthly series, Clinical Research in the Time of COVID-19. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Lauren Harris at Lauren.Harris@vcuhealth.org or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcocuuupzksE90WmcssvUztbPBN-78_-Niz.
What to expect:
- Tips and tricks on how to get started writing
- Learn the essential building blocks you need for a strong statement
- Review samples of past personal statements
- Hands on exercises to help you refine your draft
*Optional 30 minute peer review session from 5.30pm – 6pm!
4PM – 5.30PM
Virtual via Zoom
Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.
Caitlin Martin, M.D., MPH, an obstetrician-gynecologist and addiction medicine provider, will speak at a Discovery Dialogues seminar hosted by VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Questions: http://www.cctr.vcu.edu. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Pam Dillon, Pharm.D., research liaison, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-1519 or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvdOmupj4vE9bGEdvtDS8-yYPNSb0UmHPT.
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 at noon
Join VCU Human Resources and Massey Cancer Center dietitian Allie Farley, M.S., R.D., L.D., to learn what is fact and what is fiction regarding nutrition and cancer. Register in Talent@VCU. For more information, contact Cindi Phares at email@example.com or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/worklife/.