2020 Research Week virtual events: May 4-6

Canceled due to pandemic: Research Week 2020

A few virtual events are taking place during three of the originally scheduled days of Research Week, May 4-6. Also, mark your calendars for Friday, June 12, when we’ll be hosting a special production of Research Week presentations.

Monday, May 4 through Wednesday, May 6

Research Week Keynote Address

“When grandkids take the reins”
Kalisha Bonds, R.N., Ph.D.

Monday, May 4  |  11 a.m. to noon
See this post for Webex login information!

Kalisha Bonds, R.N., Ph.D. will speak on the decision-making processes exercised by African American persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their care partners. She’ll also speak about how her race, gender and socioeconomic status has influenced her research.

Bonds is a National Institute of Nursing Research T32 postdoctoral fellow at Emory University in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. She earned her Ph.D. at OHSU in 2019.

Biorender webinar

“SciComm for the Public”

Tuesday, May 5  |  noon to 1 p.m.
Register and log in to this Zoom webinar (download Zoom).

In this one-hour session, learn actionable techniques for designing simplified science figures the general public, especially on important topics such as COVID-19. The webinar will include how to simplify complex concepts, include the right amount of detail, create compelling social media posts; optimize legibility using high-contrast figures — and a brief introduction to the BioRender software. Led by, Shiz Aoki, former lead science illustrator of National Geographic.

Clinical Research Day

Plenary Sessions from the Clinical Research Professional Conference

NOTE:  Because this is GoToWebinar, and not GoToMeeting, the Clinical Day plenaries require registration at this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6585160262685560078

Wednesday, May 6

“Impact of disruptive change in clinical trials,” Paul Evans, Velocity Clinical Research
9 a.m.

“Updates from FDA,” Laurie Muldowney, M.D., FDA
1 p.m.

“Create joy in work:  Happy, healthy, productive research teams,” Michael R. Powers, OHSU
4 p.m.

The plenary sessions are open to all OHSU members! They are part of the Clinical Research Professional Conference, a key component of OHSU’s Research Week. The conference is hosted by OHSU, NWABR, the Oregon Chapter of SOCRA and the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ACRP. Because of the pandemic, it is being hosted virtually and registration is closed — but you can still log in for the plenaries.