PROJECT ECHO

CLINICAL RESEARCH

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

TOPIC

Clinical Research: An Overview

Developing the Research Question: Key Considerations

Planning the Study: Observational Studies

Planning the Study: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Planning the Study:

Ethics & Regulations

Planning the Study:

Budgeting & Funding

Planning the Study: Interventional Studies

Performing the Study: Data Collection and Data Quality

Analyzing Study Results: Statistical Significance

Analyzing Study Results:

Clinical Significance

Disseminating Study Findings: Scientific Writing

Clinical Research:

Putting it all Together

Clinical Research:

Ask me Anything

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

To perform a summary of the clinical research process

To review the characteristics of a good research question

To describe the elements of study design in observational studies

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

To review important ethical and regulatory considerations

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

To describe the elements of study design in interventional studies

To review essential principles for data collection and quality

To review statistical considerations when analyzing your study results

To review clinical considerations when analyzing your study results

To present a systematic approach to writing the journal manuscript 

To summarize the most important concepts discussed during the course

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

PRESENTERS

Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Ruth Carrico, PhD

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Maxwell Boakye, MD

Department of Neurosurgery

Center for Advanced Neurosurgery

Rodrigo Cavallazzi, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Rebecca Radman, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Oncology & Hematology

Craig McClain, MD

Department of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Janice Sullivan, MD

Department of Pediatrics

Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit

Beatrice Ugiliweneza, PhD

Department of Neurosurgery

Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center

Stephen Furmanek, MPH
Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Ozan Akca, MD

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Forest Arnold, DO

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Julio Ramirez, MD FACP

Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases

Center of Excellence for 

Research in Infectious Diseases

501 E. Broadway, Suite 100

Louisville, KY 40202

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