Clinical Translational Research Forum Seminars

Overview

The Clinical Translational Research Forum, “CTRF”, supports CONHI faculty researchers in hosting an innovative scholar every Wednesday during the Spring and Fall semesters to present to nursing and kinesiology, undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and researchers/healthcare professionals from across campus and colleagues throughout DFW. A new schedule of seminars is distributed each semester throughout campus and research facilities in the DFW area.

Clinical Translational Research Forum – Schedule of Seminars

Fall Semester 2022 

The following seminars are held on Wednesday from 12 to 12:50 PM in SEIR #194/VIRTUAL.  Anyone who is interested in the material being presented is invited to attend, including faculty, students, and staff.

Date

Seminar

SEPTEMBER 14

Justin L. Grodin, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA, Medical Director, Internal Medicine Clinical Trials Unit, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
“Cardiac Amyloidosis: The Zebra is Losing its Stripes”

SEPTEMBER 21

Haleh Aghajani, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI), Sensor Systems Division
“Biomedical Science, Preventive Care, and Managing Chronic Health Conditions: The Use of Technology and Data Analytics”

SEPTEMBER 28

Jaquetta “Jada” Reeves, Ph.D., RN, NP-C., Assistant Professor. Department of Graduate Nursing, University of Texas at Arlington
"Risks for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Undergraduate College Students"

SEPTEMBER 28

David Wang, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Esophageal Diseases Center, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center
“From Bench to Bedside: Repurposing an Antifungal Drug as a Targeted Therapy for Esophageal Cancer”
SPECIAL SEMINAR! 2:00-3:00 PM, SEIR 294

OCTOBER 05

Mark J. Haykowsky, Ph.D., FACC, FAHA, Professor, Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life, College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
“Curing breast cancer but killing the Heart: Role of exercise to reverse dysfunction”
Hosted by the Department of Kinesiology as part of the Barry McKeown Lecture Series in SEIR 198

OCTOBER 12

Seth W. Holwerda, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, the University of Kansas, KU Medical Center
“Sympathetic-vascular dysfunction in obesity-related hypertension"

OCTOBER 19

Tiffany Kindratt, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Public Health,
“Uncovering Health Disparities Using Restricted NHIS and MEPS Data at the DFW Federal Statistical Research Data Center”

OCTOBER 26

Robert Toto, MD, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean Translational Science and Education, Director Center for Translational Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center/p>

Tracy L. Greer, Ph.D., MSCS, Professor, Department of Psychology, Nancy P. and John G. Penson Endowed Professorship in Clinical Health Psychology, UT Arlington

“Research and Training Opportunities from the Clinical and Translational Science Award Program at UT Southwestern”

NOVEMBER 02

Rory Cooper, Ph.D., Professor, Founding Director and VA Senior Research Career Scientist of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, University of Pittsburgh
“Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Technology Research and Development”

NOVEMBER 09

Nina Stachenfeld, Ph.D., Fellow, John B. Pierce Laboratory, Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine
“Impact of testosterone on cardiovascular risk in women with PCOS”

NOVEMBER 16

Anna Stanhewicz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa
“The Role of Oxidative Stress in Attenuating Microvascular Endothelial Function after Gestational Diabetes”

NOVEMBER 30

Sarah Deemer, Ph.D., CSCS, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion & Recreation, University of North Texas
“One Fish, Two Fish: Fishing for a Solution to Resolve Inflammation in Individuals with Obesity”

 

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