Office of Research & Development

National VA Research Week Events: May 14 - 18, 2018

VAMC

Dates

PAO

Events

Atlanta, GA

15-May

Gregory Kendall

Poster display, information tables, and MVP recruitment stations in ground floor atrium; Clinical Studies Center tour on the 11th floor.

Augusta, GA

May 17-18

Brian Rothwell

5/17: 6-8:30pm, Research Symposium: Cyber Impact on Our Community, Country, and Healthcare;
5/18: Speakers in the Auditorium from 8-12:30 followed by poster sessions & judging. AGENDA

Baltimore, MD

16-May

Rosalia Scalia

9-Noon: A research project public eduation fair with updates on research findings for Veteran visitors and community members; information tables in the lobby balcony area; 9-10am: research workshops on compliance and funding for researchers; 10-1: mini-symposium focusing on innovations to implementations.

Bay Pines, FL

15-May

Jason Dangle

12:30-3:30pm: Interactive poster session w/spotlight on new & potential studies and investigators, a suicide prevention & awareness educational display, information videos and weekly bulletin posts.

Birmingham, AL

May 14-18

Jeffrey Hester

5/14: Speaker, Larry Hearld, Associate Professor, on the topic of Implementation Research and Clinical Practice; Information dissemination and refreshments served to Veterans each day 8-9:30 and 1-2:30 in the new clinic space for Veteran outreach.

Boston, MA

16-May

Pallas Wahl

Speaker session in the morning; refreshments, and an afternoon poster session at the Elks club in West Roxbury. AGENDA

Buffalo, NY

May 14-18

Evangeline Conley

Poster presentations, poster judging and awards, keynote speaker, Dr. Thomas Russo addressing "Novel treatment approaches for extensively drug resistent strains of A.baumannii".

Coatesville, PA

17-May

Kirk Fernitz

Kick-off speaker Russell Buono of Cooper Medical School Rowan Univ., presenting on 'Genetic Influences on Human Epilepsy; Lifetime achievement awards to 2 employees for 50 and 20 years of service; Certificates of Appreciation to committee members, refreshments, and information dissemination about the research program.

Dallas, TX

May 21-25

Froy Garza

Research Poster exhibits, research poster contest, new investigator research presentations, distinguished researcher-of-the-year celebration.

Detroit, MI

18-May

Alysse Mengason

9am-Noon: Speakers and poster display with guests and researchers from academic affiliate Wayne State Univ.

Durham, NC

14-May

Shannon Mann

Posters showcasing the Durham CSPEC Center study teams from 9-3 on the 1st floor.

Hines, IL

May 14-18

Richard Fox

5/14: Presentations for Veterans; 5/15&16: MVP recruitment days; 5/15-17: Clinician Research presentations. AGENDA

Honolulu, HI

23-24

Amy Rohlfs

5/23: Noon Overview presentation of research by Dr. Ross, ACOS, MVP presentation by Dr. Anderson, poster presentations; 5/24: Evidence-based projects poster presentations and presentation of their awards.

Houston, TX

May 22-23,25

Maureen Dyman

5/22: Opening ceremony with speakers from VAMC and Baylor College of Medicine; 5/23: 2-4pm, Research social mixer and staff recognition award ceremony; 5/25: 11-1, Research subject recruitment fair. AGENDA

Iowa City, IA

Apr 17-19

Bryan Clark

Events take place 4/17-19 at the Univ of IA health sciences campus and include researcher presentations, poster sessions with poster competitions for students and for postdoctoral fellows and staff; open house on May 16 at the Iowa City VA which will feature VA research projects as well as highlight the poster winners from April.

Kansas City

May 16-17

Dwayne Rider

Research presentations and poster sessions; 5/16 from 11-1 @ Linwood Blvd and 12-3 on 5/17 @ Honor Annex location.

Las Vegas, NV

May 14-18

Charles Ramey

5/14 9-Noon: Research information tables in lobby including posters and studies currently recruiting subjects; 5/15 11-1:30: Poster presentations, including VA and university affiliated PI's.

Leavenworth KS

May 14-18

Joseph Burks

Poster displays with a focus on priniciple investigators for their efforts and dedication to VA research. A collaboration colloquium takes place with the Univ of Kansas on Apr. 12 to introduce VA clinicians/researchers to KU faculty researchers. AGENDA

Lexington, KY

14-May

Hope Nelson

Poster presentations in the auditorium; ORD speaker Dr. Chiu to present to PI's and staff.

Loma Linda, CA

May 15-16

Wade Habshey

An Italian-themed luncheon will be provided to Veterans enrolled in research studies; A 'carnival' will provide Veterans with food, game booths, prizes, and literature about enrolling in current and future research studies.

Louisville, KY

May 14-17

Judy Williams

Appreciation luncheon for clinical trial participants; speakers and poster presentations, information tables, research treasure hunt, trivia game & fun facts.

Manchester, NH

May 14-18

Kristin Pressly

5/16 11 - Noon: Educational event by Research Librarian; 5/15: Research accomplishments showcase.

New York, NY

14-May

Claudie Benjamin

Research symposium at NY Harbor, Manhattan VA campus.

Oklahoma City, OK

May 15-18

Stacy Rine

5/15: 9-11 Training with RCO, ISO, PO in auditorium, 1-3 Poster display in Atrium; 5/16: 9-11 Posters in Atrium, 1-3 Training; 5/17: 10-N Open poster session for clinicians; 5/18: Open house for research technicians.

Philadelphia, PA

17-May

Jonathan Hodges

Symposium on clinical and health services research, synergistic research programs in tissue engineering and regeneration; research building ribbon cutting.

Pittsburgh, PA

May 14-18

Kathleen Pomorski

Kick-off event on Monday 5/15 with Young Investigator contest and a poster display in the atrium; speakers; information tables; presentations for the 2018 Excellence in Research Award; announcement for the Young Investigator contest winner and outstanding staff members.

Providence, RI

May 14-18

Winfield Danielson, III

Research recruitment and information tables daily in the main lobby; 5/15: Lunch, movie, and popcorn!; 5/16: HSR&D speaker Robert Small 12-1, poster presentation and symposium from 1:30-4; 5/17: speakers and poster awards.

Salt Lake City, UT

17-May

Jill Atwood

Research poster displays & speakers from 8-4 in the VAMC multipurpose room.

San Antonio, TX

May 14-18

Nanette Madla

5/14: Research table at front entrance; 5/15: Researcher presentation on PTSD at VFW at Riverwalk, including participant speakers and recruitment for studies; 5/16: Appreciation lunch for P.I.s and staff; 5/17: All-day patient recruitment efforts in Rec Center; 5/18: Research Week review in conference room. AGENDA

San Diego, CA

May 14&15

Cindy Butler

5/14: Middleton Award presentation to Dr. Kirk Hammond including his keynote address on gene theraphy for heart failure; 5/15: Workshop on gene therapy.

San Juan, PR

May 14-18

Rafael Contreras

5/16: Opening ceremony, presentations, and health clinic; 5/17: tea & coffe chat for the research community; 5/18: introductory research program (IRP) graduation.

Shreveport, LA

14-May

Robert Breazeale

Poster displays and a medical center wide reception to highlight research projects along with light refreshments. AGENDA

St. Louis, MO

20-Apr

Marcena Gunther

Meet&Greet/Speakers, Award presentations: Dr. Geoffrey Gorse - Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Daniel Kreisel - Investigator of the Year Award, Dr. Kenneth Olliff - Distinguished Service Award. AGENDA

Sioux Falls, SD

17-May

Shirley Redmond

Open house, poster presentations in the front lobby, information tables, and speakers.

Syracuse, NY

9-May

Robert McLean

Highlight research at Program Fair with an emphasis that Syracuse is now enrolling MVP participants.

Tampa, FL

May 21-22

Karen Collins

5/21, 2:30-7pm: Symposium @ USF Nursing Rotunda, Tampa, including speakers, research highlights, reception. 5/22: Poster presentations, demonstrations, videos, and a Veteran garden and farm display.

Tucson, AZ

16-May

Luke Johnson

11-1: Research Week Resource Fair and Town Hall including speakers and information tables. AGENDA

Washington, DC

May 14-15,17

Gloria Hairston

Poster presentations from 11-1 in Atrium; 5/16: Research Fair in the Clinical Research Center Bldg, includes researcher presentations.

West Haven, CT

May 14-18

Pamela Redmond

Poster presentations, information sessions, information tables in the rotunda.

West Palm Beach, FL

May 17&18

Kenita Gordon

5/17: Presentations from two Nova Southeastern University's Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship; 5/18: Scientific and discovery day poster exhibition.

 


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