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Project ECHO

Clinical Research Course

The Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases (CERID) presents the  Clinical Research Course to review the process of Clinical and Translational Research from generation of an idea to publication of the study manuscript. Participants will learn to critically evaluate medical literature and develop and implement clinical studies.

Topic

Learning Objectives

Presenters

Clinical Research: An Overview

To perform a summary of the clinical research process

Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Developing the Research Question: Key Considerations

To review the characteristics of a good research question

Ruth Carrico, PhD

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Planning the Study: Observational Studies

To describe the elements of study design in observational studies

Maxwell Boakye, MD

Department of Neurosurgery

Center for Advanced Neurosurgery

Planning the Study: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

To describe how to perform a summary of the best available evidence

Rodrigo Cavallazzi, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Planning the Study: Ethics & Regulations

To review important ethical and regulatory considerations

Rebecca Radman, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Oncology & Hematology

Planning the Study: Budgeting and Funding

To describe elements of the study budget and sources of research funding

Craig McClain, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Planning the Study: Interventional Studies

To describe the elements of study design in interventional studies

Janice Sullivan, MD

Department of Pediatrics

Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical

Research Unit

Performing the Study: Data Collection and Data Quality

To review essential principles for data collection and quality

Beatrice Ugiliweneza, PhD

Department of Neurosurgery

Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury

Research Center

Analyzing Study Results: Statistical Significance

To review statistical considerations when analyzing your study results

Stephen Furmanek, MPH
Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Analyzing Study Results:

Clinical Significance

To review clinical considerations when analyzing your study results

Ozan Akca, MD

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Disseminating Study Findings: Scientific Writing

To present a systematic approach to writing the journal manuscript 

Forest Arnold, DO

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Clinical Research:

Putting it all Together

To summarize the most important concepts discussed during the course

Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Clinical Research:

Ask me Anything

A round table with clinical investigators to discuss their experiences in the field of clinical research

Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases