College faculty, staff to give presentations at regional Research Fest
April 05, 2013 College News - Members of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) community will be giving presentations at the National Council of University Research Administrator’s (NCURA) Region IV spring meeting, also known as Research Fest. The event will be held April 14-17 in Milwaukee at the Hyatt Downtown.
The meeting will offer food, music, and fun to complement an outstanding program of workshops, concurrent sessions, discussion groups, case studies, and a keynote address from Dr. Peter Lichtenberg, the director of both the Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute at Wayne State University.
MCW presenters include:
Deborah Epps, Research Coordinator in Orthopaedic Surgery, David Clark, PhD, Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, Roxanne Pritchard, Quality Improvement Specialist, and Melisa Spadanuda, IRB Manager, will lead a discussion titled, Human Research Protection Programs – What’s Up?
Epps, Dr. Clark, Gerald Harris, PhD, Director of the Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Engineering Center at MCW and Marquette University, and Pritchard, will give a presentation titled, Human Subjects: Routine Reviews
Epps will also lead a discussion titled, The ABC’s and 123’s of U.S. Department of Education Programs, and moderate a panel titled, Private Foundations: Funding Ideas, Innovation, and Transformation.
Additional Information on the speakers, itinerary and registration is available on the Research Fest flyer. (PDF)
NCURA advances the field of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experience, and by fostering a professional, collegial, and respected community. Mark your calendar and prepare to immerse yourself in educational programs, networking opportunities, and festivities. Registration is open now. Early Bird deadline for reduced registration fee is April 4th. Note that you do not need to be a member of NCURA to attend.