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Clinical Translational Research Forum - Schedule of Seminars

CTRF Seminar Schedule - College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Spring 2019

New Venue starting Spring 2019: Join us in our new Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building! Seminars will be held Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM in SEIR 194 except for the March 27 and April 24 lectures as noted below. Anyone who is interested in the material being presented is invited to attend, including faculty, students, and staff. Seminars are recorded (as permitted by presenters) and YouTube links are listed with the seminars below as they become available.

Clinical Translational Research Forum
Spring 2019 Seminars
Date Seminar
January 23 Trajectories of Motor Skill Competence among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kerri Staples, PhD

Research Fellow, Center on Physical Activity and Health in Pediatric Disabilities, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan
Hosted By Priscila Caçola
Video on YouTube
January 30 Discovering What Works in Moving Research to Practice: The Science of Implementation
Kathleen Stevens, RN, EdD, ANEF, FAAN

Castella Endowed Distinguished Professor and Director, Improvement Science Research Network, School of Nursing, Office for Faculty Excellence, UT Health Science Center, San Antonio
Hosted by Kathy Daniel
February 06 Sensor-Based Technology for Monitoring [Your] Health
Roschelle "Shelly" Fritz, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Washington State University
Hosted by Kathy Daniel
Video on YouTube
February 13 Return of Fundamental Performance and Safety Science for Thermoregulation and Fluid Balance Related to Physical Activity
Brendon McDermott, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Health, Human Performance, & Recreation, University of Arkansas
Hosted by Cindy Trowbridge
Video on YouTube
February 20 Mechanisms and Modifiers of Vascular Dysfunction in Human Depression
Jody Greaney, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington
February 27 Task-Dependent Regulation of Human Limb Mechanics and the Implication for Designing Rehabilitation Interventions
Eric Perreault, PhD

Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
Hosted by Michael Cho
March 06 Complex Systems Science Approaches in Population Health: Case Studies in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
Michael Lemke, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, University of Houston - Downtown
Hosted by Kyrah Brown
March 13 No Seminar - Enjoy your Spring Break!
March 20 Understanding Cardiovascular Risk in Asthma and COPD
Michael Stickland, PhD

Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine University of Alberta
Hosted by Mike Nelson
Video On YouTube
March 27 The following talk will be held in the Lone Star Auditorium of the Maverick Activity Center, and is part of the Texas ACSM Lecture series:
Vascular Health & Implications for the Brain
Jill N. Barnes, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hosted by Matt Brothers
April 03 Identification of a Novel Redox-Regulated T-lymphocyte Inflammatory Protein in Psychological Stress-Induced Hypertension
Adam Case, PhD

Assistant Professor, Director of Physiological Environment Research Facility, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Hosted by Paul Fadel
April 10 No Seminar - Find us at EB 2019!
April 17 Exercise in Patients with Heart Failure: What Can We Do To Improve Adherence?
Bunny Pozehl, PhD, RN, APRN-NP, FHFSA, FAHA, FAAN

Professor and Dorothy Hodges Olson Endowed Chair in Nursing, Courtesy Professor Internal Medicine Cardiology, Adult/Acute Nurse Practitioner in Advanced Heart Failure, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Hosted by Mark Haykowsky
Video on YouTube
April 24 The College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the School of Social Work invites CTRF attendees to join us for our symposium, Health Across the Lifespan, at the UTA Rio Grande Ballroom in the E.H. Hereford University Center, from 10 AM to 3 PM.
May 01
(final seminar for Spring 2019)
The Neuroimmune Axis in Anxiety Disorders and Implications for Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Paul J. Marvar, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Hosted by Dan Trott
Video on YouTube

Fall 2018

The following seminars will be held on Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM in Pickard Hall Room 549, except for the October 31, November 7 and November 28 lectures as noted below. Anyone who is interested in the material being presented is invited to attend, including faculty, students, and staff. Seminars are recorded (as permitted by presenters) and YouTube links are listed with the seminars below as they become available.

Clinical Translational Research Forum
Fall 2018 Seminars
Date Seminar
September 12 Learning Motor Sequences: Insights from Populations with Dopamine Dysregulation
Shikha Prashad, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for BrainHealth, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas
Hosted By Priscila Caçola
September 19 Clinical Decision-Making Across the ACL Continuum Through the Use of Serial Testing
Craig Garrison, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS

Sports Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Researcher, Texas Health Resources Sports Medicine
Hosted by Meredith Decker
Video on YouTube
September 26 Leveraging Interdisciplinary Collaborations to Address Challenges in Health and Aging
Noelle Fields, PhD, LCSW

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
Ling Xu, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
Zhen Cong, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
Video on YouTube
October 03 Facial Skin: Glabrous, Non-glabrous, or Something Totally Different
Thad E. Wilson, PhD

Professor of Physiology & Physiology Discipline Lead, Division of Biomedical Sciences, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hosted by Paul Fadel
October 10 Elevations in the bone-derived hormone, FGF23, during chronic kidney disease—What are the implications for cardiovascular, skeletal muscle, and neuronal function?
Michael Wacker, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor, Associate Dean - Academic Affairs, Vice-chair - Biomedical Science, Department(s) of Biomedical Sciences, Section: Physiology, UMKC School of Medicine
Hosted by Marco Brotto
Video on YouTube
October 17 The Association between Hearing Loss and Cognition
Jacob Hunter, MD

Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Hosted by Sandra Laird
October 24 Chromatin Modifications and Long Non-Coding RNAs in Gene Regulation, Human Health and Disease
Subhrangsu Mandal, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted by Matt Brothers
October 31 The following talk will be held in the Lone Star Auditorium of the Maverick Activity Center, and is part of the Texas ACSM Lecture series:
Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Health: Independent, Co-dependent or Irrelevant?
Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, III, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology and Kinesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin
Hosted by Matt Brothers
November 07 The following talk will be held in Pickard Hall Room 554:
Mechanical Influences on Skeletal Muscle Blood Flow
Philip S. Clifford, PhD

Associate Dean for Research, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
Hosted by Rhonda Prisby
November 14 Development and Deployment of an Infection Control Data Exchange to Understand the Transmission of MRSA across Hospitals via Molecular Genotyping and Social Networking Analysis
Yosef Khan, MD, PhD, MPH

American Heart Association’s National Director of Healthcare Quality Research and Bioinformatics, Dallas
Hosted by Erin Carlson
November 21 No Seminar - Happy Thanksgiving!
November 28 Multi Organ Crosstalk in ALS
Jingsong Zhou, PhD

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted by Marco Brotto
December 05
(final seminar for Fall 2018)
Behavioral Mechanisms of Childhood Obesity Prevention and Health Promotion
Xiangli Gu, PhD

Assistant Professor in Motor Behavior, Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted by Priscila Caçola