May 09, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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Medication Adherence Seminar Series
Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Strategic Initiative, NC TraCS
The TraCS Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Strategic Initiative is proud to announce an informative 5 session seminar series on medication adherence. This series addresses methods of measuring medication adherence, the pros and cons of the different methods, and the methodological challenges of assessing medication adherence.
Researchers with experience in this area will lead each session with approximately a 30 minute overview of the topic area/issues followed by 30 minutes of question/answer and interchange. Prior to each session, PubMed links to one or two articles will be circulated. These articles will not be critiqued, but will serve as a foundation for the presentation and as a resource following the presentation.
WHEN: Fridays, 9-10 am (sessions will occur about every 3-4 weeks)
WHERE: Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, 2nd Floor (Room #219), 160 N. Medical Drive, UNC
Our first session will be May 9, 2014 on the following topic:
Self-Report Measures of Medication Adherence: Examples in Cardiovascular & Cancer Populations
Leah Zullig, PhD, MPH
Research Health Science Specialist, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Innovation; Adjunct Assistant Professor, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management,
Recommended reading: Zullig LL, Peterson ED, Bosworth HB. Ingredients of successful interventions to improve medication adherence. JAMA. 2013 Dec 25;310(24):2611-2. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282818. PubMed PMID: 24264605.
Please view the attached for the full seminar series topics and dates or visit the following link: http://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/programs-projects/medication-adherence-seminar-series/