Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The Health Equity Series hosted by VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research will continue with a community conversation on LGBTQ+ health care and research. The discussion will include advances, gaps and shared resources in the LGBTQ+ community and the efforts that are being established to close the gaps. The event will be open to all. Speakers will include Karen Legato, executive director of Health Brigade; Bill Harrison, president and executive director of Diversity Richmond; and Zakia McKensey, executive director of Nationz Foundation. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Lauren Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqcuyrrD0jGNWbSWgJ8j-OXnQCvWuMxD-G.
Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
VCU’s Center on Health Disparities will host Joseph Engada, a VCU Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program alumnus, as part of its spring speaker series. The series includes a selection of alumni from the VCU Center on Health Disparities Research Training Programs discussing their experiences and career paths as under-represented minorities in the biomedical sciences. Questions: https://healthdisparities.vcu.edu/. Click on the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Ettora Burrell at email@example.com or (804) 828-6890 or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/j/98731295826.
March 31st, 3 p.m.
Santiago Lima, Ph.D., who studies cancer and disparities prevalent in communities of color, will discuss his research at a session hosted by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. Click on the following URL for the Zoom link. For more information, contact Cindy Ascencio at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/j/97659052223.
Monday, Mar. 8, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.
Dennis Hopkinson, M.D., assistant professor for internal medicine, will speak at a Discovery Dialogue seminar hosted by VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Questions: http://www.cctr.vcu.edu. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Pamela Dillon, Pharm.D., research liaison, at email@example.com or (804) 827-1519 or visit https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMud-urrj0tEtzrBgl6CV2XDN1jb-enqWP-.
Friday, Mar. 5, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
VCU’s Medical Journal Club hosts weekly meetings on Fridays for a presentation and discussion of a recently published medical research article. Questions: http://bit.ly/medicaljournalclubvcu. Click on the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Samiya Majid at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/j/94727891787.
Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.
Paul Perrin, Ph.D., VCU associate professor and director Health Psychology, will discuss his research into social justice in disability and health at a meeting 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/tJEldOmrrjMvG9MYmhrrOW3eliMtcORGD975.
Friday, Mar. 5, 2021 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
The session will feature an overview of regulatory approval and commercialization issues impacting companies developing medical devices, drugs and biologic products. The event is hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine and VCU’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Emily Komornik at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://iem.vcu.edu/events/bench-to-community/march-5-21/.
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.
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.
Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Child Health Research Institute at VCU promotes new research and innovation that will impact the lives of children. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with VCU or VCUHS. Questions: https://www.chrichmond.org/events/events-details?ceid=5fb52338-1895-461d-a90c-37ff7dd862b5. To attend the second EPIC Theme meeting, register at the following URL. Sign in to the chat during the meeting to get credit for attendance. Theme leader is firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact Henry Rozycki at email@example.com or visit https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/97137499210.