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May
23

May 23  |  12-3pm  |   Minneapolis VA Medical Center, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417

Help celebrate 70 years of affiliation between the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and the University of Minnesota at the VA's 2016 Research Day. 

12 pm, Keynote Address, Auditorium, 1S-126, Flag Atrium
Allen S. Levine, PhD, Professor of Food Science and Nutrition and Liaison for Special Initiatives, Office of the Provost, University of Minnesota

1 pm to 3 pm, Poster and Exposition Session, Atrium Balcony, 2S-114
Research Findings and Innovations from the Minneapolis VA Medical Center

For more information about the event, email VHAMINResearchOffice@va.gov.

May
24

May 24  |  10:30-11:30am  |   Moos Tower 2-560

This seminar for University clinical research professionals will be presented by Kathleen Call, PhD, Professor, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy & Management. Topics covered include:

    • The types (spectrum) of community-engaged research.
    • Benefits of utilizing a community-engaged research approach.
    • Important considerations for conducting community-engaged research such as when to engage, allowing more time, power dynamics, etc.
    • Resources for conducting community-engaged research at the U of M.

This seminar will be live streamed via WebEx as well. 

This seminar is part of the bi-weekly Clinical Research Professional Development Series

May
24

May 24  |  1-2pm  |  717 Delaware Street, Room 105

Join presenters Caitlin Caspi, ScD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Lori Kratchmer and Sara Schmidt from The Food Group, and Kate Grannon, Research Professional, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health for their presentation on "Measuring the healthfulness of food in the hunger relief system: Challenges and new directions."

The Center for Health Equity, which is part of CTSI, holds monthly "Works in Progress" seminars devoted to discussing minority health and health disparities research topics. The seminars give researchers a forum to freely discuss their developing research to exchange ideas, obtain constructive feedback, and discuss issues that may be common to various projects. The seminar series is supported in part by a National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities grant.

June
8

June 8  |  2-3pm  |  Moos Tower 5-125

More information is coming soon.

This seminar will be live streamed via WebEx as well. 

This seminar is part of the bi-weekly Clinical Research Professional Development Series

June
10

12-1pm  |  717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105  |  Minneapolis


This career development workshop will feature presenter Meredith Fisher, MHA, Founder, The Modern Manager, LLC. At the conclusion of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

    • Describe the fundamental principles of lean management as an organizational strategy
    • Articulate how the skills and behaviors required of a lean leader are different than those required by a traditional management structure
    • Explain the basic steps necessary to stabilize, standardize, and improve a process
    • Implement a daily huddle and idea board to engage a team in improvement work

Lunch by Pizza Luce will be provided. The workshop will be broadcast live via WebEx as well. 

This seminar is part of an ongoing seminar series by CTSI that offers learning opportunities for faculty, staff, and students on a variety of research-related topics. 

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June
28

June 28  |  10:30-11:30am  |   Location TBD

More information is coming soon.

This seminar will be live streamed via WebEx as well. 

This seminar is part of the bi-weekly Clinical Research Professional Development Series