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The Children’s Research Institute Lecture Series encourages interaction between researchers investigating childhood diseases, and stimulates new research through exposure to cutting-edge, ongoing work.

Upcoming Speakers:

Imelda Coyne, PhD

“Developing and evaluating an adolescent-centred intervention to promote adolescents’ communication and engagement in diabetes clinic encounters”

May 11, 2021
12:15 pm-1:30 pm

Dr. Coyne is a Professor in Children’s Nursing & Co-Director of the Trinity Research in Childhood Centre. She is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and a Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Science (FEANS). The central theme underpinning her program of research is valuing children’s and young people’s voices and promoting their participation in matters that affect their lives. Her research focuses on: child participation rights, shared decision-making, child and family centered care, technological interventions for chronic illness management and transition from child to adult services. Read more >>

Please contact childrensresearch@med.unc.edu for Zoom conferencing details.

Jacquelyn Patterson, MD, MPH

“Innovative Strategies to Improve Intrapartum-Related Mortality in Low- and Lower Middle-Income Countries”

June 8, 2021
12:15 pm-1:30 pm

Jackie Patterson is a neonatologist and implementation scientist with expertise in technology-based interventions to improve perinatal mortality in low and lower-middle income countries. Her particular research emphasis is on newborn resuscitation and is based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Read more >>

Please contact childrensresearch@med.unc.edu for Zoom conferencing details.

Past Lectures