Workshop: Accelerating the Dissemination and Translation of Clinical Research into Practice

Date: 5/9/2008
Time: 8 am - 4:35 pm Est
Location: Bethesda, MD

Where: Natcher Conference Center

Building 45, Main Auditorium

NIH Campus

45 Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892

Theme: Partnering with community health care providers to translate research into practice.

Purpose: This is the first in a series of workshops to discuss and share best practices and ways in which researchers can partner with community health care providers to translate clinical research into practice. Participants will develop recommendations for academic-community collaborations and partnerships with other community programs to better facilitate translating science into community-based practice.

This workshop will help to identify:

  • Key enablers of successful academic-community provider partnerships;
  • Effective strategies for dissemination, diffusion, and adoption of research;
  • Public and private-sector partners for collaborative translational research.

Joint Sponsors:

  • National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health
  • Association for Prevention, Teaching, and Research

Planning Committee:

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Indian Health Service (IHS)

Who Should Attend?

  • Multidisciplinary clinical investigators and practitioners (i.e., medical, dental, nursing, etc.)
  • Community-based/academic researchers and practitioners
  • Trans-NIH Community (CTSA, Roadmap CRNs, RCMI, IDeA, NCI, NIDCR)
  • Government agency and academic personnel (AHRQ PBRNs, CDC Prevention Research Centers, HRSA CHC Networks, IHS, Veteran's Administration, etc.)
  • Deans of medical research and of community medical schools
  • Partners/collaborators from Clinical Research Networks, Practice-based Research Networks, Community Health Center Networks, and others
  • Members of practice-based research networks
  • Community health center network participants
  • Community clinician researchers
  • Anyone with an interest in clinical and translational research

Keynote Speakers:

  • NCRR Director Barbara Alving, M.D.
  • Michigan State University Extension Director Thomas G. Coon, Ph.D.,
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Steven H. Woolf, M.D., M.P.H.,
  • DHHS Acting National Coordinator for Health IT Robert Kolodner, M.D., as they discuss ways to transform the clinical research enterprise. Best practices, effective dissemination strategies, and successful models will be discussed and shared.

Agenda, Registration, and Logistics:

For more information contact Dr. Donna Jo McCloskey.

More Information:

This event is free and open to the public. Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

This program is jointly sponsored by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) - a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) - and the Association for Prevention, Teaching, and Research with funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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