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The UNC CCCR Speaker Series presents leading experts and thought leaders to discuss the latest research-based scientific insights. We hope you enjoy these presentations, and welcome your suggestions regarding future topics and speakers. Please feel free to reach out to us at: admin.tarc.cccr@unc.edu.

We invite you to join us in real-time for our live presentations, or listen to the recorded versions at a later date.


UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS


Stay Tuned for More Presentations in the Near Future…

 


PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS


June 29, 2022: 10:30-11:30 a.m. EST 

“Lessons learned from a dyadic physical activity feasibility study designed for Latinos with osteoarthritis.”

Sandra Soto, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nursing

UNC, Chapel Hill

Link to Recorded Presentation


May 25, 2022: 1:00-3:00 p.m. EST 

Joint Presentation: UNC CCCR Speakers Series + Program For Precision Medicine in Health Care: “Machine Learning Tools for Clinical Researchers” – A Pragmatic Series

Note: There are three presentations in total for this series. 

“Integrating Machine Learning Into Your Clinical Research” May 25, 1:00-3:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentations

Contact precisionmedicine@med.unc.edu with any questions.


May 18, 2022: 1:00-3:00 p.m. EST 

Joint Presentation: UNC CCCR Speakers Series + Program For Precision Medicine in Health Care: “Machine Learning Tools for Clinical Researchers” – A Pragmatic Series

Note: There are three presentations in total for this series. 

“Machine Learning Tools & Precision Medicine in Clinical Research” May 18, 1:00-3:00pm

Link to Recorded Presentations

Contact precisionmedicine@med.unc.edu with any questions.


May 18, 2022: 9:30-10:30 a.m. EST 

“The Applied Public-Private Research enabling OsteoArthritis Clinical Headway (IMI-APPROACH) study”

Brief Description: This is a 2-year European cohort study to describe, validate and predict phenotypes of osteoarthritis using clinical, imaging and biochemical markers.

Mylene Jansen, PhD

Department of Rheumatology

University of Utrecht, Netherlands

Link to Recorded Presentation


May 11, 2022: 9:30-11:30 a.m. EST 

Joint Presentation: UNC CCCR Speakers Series + Program For Precision Medicine in Health Care: “Machine Learning Tools for Clinical Researchers” – A Pragmatic Series

Note: There are three presentations in total for this series. 

“Machine Learning Tools & Precision Medicine in Arthritis and Autoimmunity” May 11, 9:30-11:30am

Link to Recorded Presentations

Contact precisionmedicine@med.unc.edu with any questions.


March 23, 2022

“Adherence to DMARDS, Research in Progress from the Forward Databank”

Kaleb Michaud, PhD

Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

University of Nebraska, Medical Center

Link to Recorded Presentation


March 16, 2022

“Musculoskeletal health disparities in a time of COVID”

Tamara Huff, MD

Vigeo Orthopedics

Columbus, GA

Link to Recorded Presentation


February 16, 2022

“Statistical power and sample size determination”

Todd Schwartz, DrPH

Professor of Biostatistics, School of Nursing

UNC Chapel Hill, NC

Link to Recorded Presentation


January 26, 2022 

“Applications of bioinformatics for clinical research in rheumatology”

Katherine Liao, MD

Associate Professor of Rheumatology

Harvard Medical School

Link to Recorded Presentation


December 15, 2021

“Management of the syndrome of knee pain, meniscal tear, and osteoarthritis”

Jeffrey Katz, MD

Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Link to Recorded Presentation


November 10, 2021 

“Recruitment in a clinical trial: lessons learned”

Jovita Newman, MA

Facilities Coordinator, Health & Exercise Department

Wake Forest University, NC

Link to Recorded Presentation


October 27, 2021

“Uncovering the intersection between social determinants and musculoskeletal health to promote health equity.”

Kate Duchowny, PhD

K99 Post Doctoral Scholar; Epidemiology & Biostatistics

University of California, San Francisco

Link to Recorded Presentation


October 6, 2021 

“Rethinking Physical Activity Promotion in a 24-hour Day of People with Arthritis”

Linda Li, PhD, PT

Professor & Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair

University of British Columbia

Link to Recorded Presentation


September 22, 2021 

“Transforming Patient Generated Health Data Into Value For Patients, Teams and Care Delivery

Prakash Jayakumar, MD, PhD”

Assistant Professor and the Director of the Clinical Research and Outcome Measurement

Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care

University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Link to Recorded Presentation


August 4, 2021 

“Metabolomics/Exposome to Inform Precision Nutrition”

Dr. Susan Sumner

Professor in the Department of Nutrition

UNC Gillings School of Public Health

Recording N/A


June 30, 2021 

“Biomechanics and Biomarkers Associated with Progression to Osteoarthritis Following Knee Injury”

Dr. Steve Marshall

Professor of Epidemiology

– And –

Dr. Yvonne Golightly

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Link to Recorded Presentation

 


Dr. Candace Feldman, presenter.March 24, 2021

Disparities in Rheumatic Disease Care, from Description to Action

Dr. Candace Feldman
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Rana Hinman, presenter.February 16th, 2021

“Supporting Knee OA Care With Research-Technology from Australia”

Note: This presentation was a collaborative effort between UNC & Duke University, however, it is not a “Collaborative CCCR” event. 

Dr. Rana Hinman
Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Tuhina Neogi, presenter.December 9, 2020

“Understanding Pain in Osteoarthritis”

Dr. Tuhina Neogi, Professor of Rheumatology and Section Chief
Boston University School of Medicine

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Jonathan Berg, presenter.November 18, 2020

“Overview of Precision Medicine Program at UNC”

Dr. Jonathan Berg, Professor of Genetics
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Ted Mikuls, presenter.October 14, 2020

“The VARA Registry: A Platform for Early Career Investigators”

Dr. Ted Mikuls, Professor of Rheumatology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Link to Recorded Presentation


Carolina Alvarez & Liubov Arbeeva, co-presenters.September 1, 2020 

“Innovative Approaches to Statistical Analysis: Joint Modeling of Real-to-Event and Longitudinal Data”

Carolina Alvarez, MS, Biostatistician; and Liubov Arbeeva, MS, Biostatistician
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Leena Sharma, presenter.June 17, 2020 

“Tackling Obstacles to Development of Strategies to Prevent Poor Outcomes in Knee Osteoarthritis”

Dr. Leena Sharma, Chang-Lee Professor of Preventive Rheumatology & Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University

Link to Power Point Presentation


Dr. Michael Hudgens, presenter.May 13, 2020

“A Gentle Introduction To Causal Inference”

Dr. Michael Hudgens, Professor of Biostatistics
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Jennifer Leeman, presenter.May 27, 2020

“An Introduction to Implementation Science: Speeding the Translation of Effective Interventions to Wide-Scale Practice.”

Dr. Jennifer Leeman, Associate Professor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Link to Recorded Presentation


Dr. Steven George, presenter.March 27, 2019

“The Last Opioid”

Dr. Steven George, Director of Musculoskeletal Research
Duke Clinical Research Institute

Link to Recorded Presentation