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Past Events

Bleeding Assessment Tool

We are excited to announce another CTSA Tool Shop webinar scheduled for Friday, October 4th at 10:00 am CTS featuring: Bleeding Assessment Tool (BAT) presented by Barry Coller & Shamim Mollah from The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

How can this tool help your research team be successful?  Join the webinar to learn more!  This webinar may be of particular interest to hematologists and blood bank faculty in your institution, so please forward this notice to them.

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 10:00

Federal Research Funding in a Challenging Fiscal Environment

Seminars for Faculty, Post-docs, and Graduate Students:


Federal Research Funding in a Challenging Fiscal Environment


Lewis-Burke Associates, a Washington-based federal research and education consulting firm, will discuss the fiscal year 2014 funding outlook for extramural research at federal agencies.


Thu, 10/03/2013 - 13:30 to 15:00

My Research Portal

Director of Research Information Systems Jose Jimenez will demonstrate a dynamic new web interface, My Research Portal. My Research Portal integrates many of the systems and websites that researchers and administrative staff need to administer successful and compliant research programs. We will also be seeking your feedback about the interface. This presentation is part of the ICTS Clinical Lecture Series.

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 12:00 to 13:00

SAS® graphics presentations

This year’s SAS® speaker is  Sanjay Matange, Senior Development Manager in the Data Visualization Division.  He will be giving two public presentations on SAS® graphics Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:30-2:00PM in the College of Public Health Building Room N110.   

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 11:30 to 14:00

Changing Views of Change: Using Practice-Based Research to Target, Manage, and Measure Change

Abstract submissions are encouraged and due by July 2, 2013. Submit an abstract.

Registration is required for both the conference and the post-conference workshop.

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 08:00 to Fri, 10/04/2013 - 16:30

Cafe Scientifique Concussions, Contusions and Protection of One's Brain

Dr. James Torner is professor Epidemiology, Neurosurgery and Surgery and is head of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa. One of his research areas is in the area of ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY (ABI). These are injuries to the brain that occur after birth, are non-congenital and non-degenerative. These brain injuries can occur frequently in sports such as football and boxing as well as from automobile and motorcycle accidents. A recent legal settlement of athletes and the NFL stemmed from effects caused from ABI.

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 17:30

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: A Discussion of Science, Ethics, and Community Engagement

As part of the CPH Summer Book Club and Iowa City Book Festival, the college is hosting a panel discussion featuring Briana Woods-Jaeger, assistant professor of community and behavioral health; Sandra Daack-Hirsch, associate professor of nursing; and Mark Behlke, chief scientific officer at Integrated DNA Technologies. A reception will follow in the CPHB atrium. Open to all UI students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 16:00

AMBI Seminar Series: Dementia Care

The AMBI Seminar Series is designed to bring together members of the aging community in an interactive format. Sessions will include:

Kitty Buckwalter, AMBI AnnouncementProfessor Emeritus: Stigma and Dementia

Kristi Williams, Sally Mathis Hartwig Professor in Gerontological Nursing: Supporting the Caregiver with Video Monitoring

Marianne Smith, Associate Professor: Improving Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Care

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 16:00 to 17:00

Quarterly PI/Research Coordinator Joint Meeting September 2013

All investigators, research coordinators, members of the Research Professionals Network, and other health professionals working on human subjects research are encouraged to attend this meeting. The discussion will include:

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 12:00 to 13:00

The role of the protein C pathway and histones in the control of coagulation and inflammation

Charles Esmon, PhD | Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, the Department of Pharmacology and the Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture.

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series features the most outstanding scientists from around the world for a monthly, college-wide lecture. Speakers are invited by basic research and clinical departments, as well as research centers and educational programs, ensuring topics of broad interest in a wide variety of areas.

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 16:00