Health Activist Expo

Health Activist Expo (Exhibitor)

  • Full Name: Health Activist Expo
  • Hosting Body: Jewish Healthcare Foundation (Jonas Salk Fellowship)
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: November 30th, 2017
  • Description: During this event, Jonas Salk Fellows presented projects designed to tackle healthcare problems through an activist framework.  I presented the RoOT project.
  • Other Resources/Further Information:  http://www.jhf.org/what-we-do/projects-programs/?31

Basics of Effective Science Communication Workshop

Basics of Effective Science Communication Workshop

  • Full Name: Basics of Effective Science Communication Workshop
  • Hosting Body: Pitt Science Policy Group
  • Location: SciVelo, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: September 12, 2017
  • Description: A workshop for graduate and postgraduate students to learn how to convey scientific ideas and research to a wider audience.  
  • Other Resources/Further Information:  facebook.com/pittsciencepolicy

National Pain Conference

National Pain Conference

  • Full Name: A balanced approach to pain management: (National Pain Conference)
  • Hosting Body: The American Chronic Pain Association
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: May 20th, 2017
  • Description: An educational event for medical students, clinicians, and chronic pain management to receive updated information on the state of the evidence for chronic pain research, as well as understand and implement strategies for the management of chronic pain.  I participated as a table exhibitor during this time, to educate individuals on the role of occupational therapy in treating chronic pain.
  • Other Resources/Further Information:  https://theacpa.org/national-pain-conference

Celebrating Research on Aging and Rehabilitation

Celebrating Research on Aging and Rehabilitation

  • Full Name: Celebrating Research on Aging and Rehabilitation: (11th Annual Aging Institute Research Day/15th Annual Rehabilitation Institute Research Day/3rd Annual SPRIG (Stimulating Pittsburgh Research in Geroscience) Advance
  • Hosting Body: UPMC Aging Institute, SPRIG (University of Pittsburgh), Rehabilitation Institute (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: May 10th, 2017
  • Description: An opportunity for researchers and clinicians from the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, Robert Morris University, and other academic institutions to celebrate research in aging ang aging through a joint event representing innovative, transdisciplinary and translational projects in aging from the basic, social, and applied sciences.
  • Other Resources/Further Information: http://www.upmc.com/SERVICES/AGINGINSTITUTE/RESEARCH-AND-CLINICAL-TRIALS/RESEARCH-DAY/Pages/default.aspx

CITI Course: Biomedical Human Subjects Research

Biomedical Research Human Subjects Course

  • Full Name: Biomedical Research: Human Subjects (Biomedical Researchers)
  • Hosting Body: Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date: May 6th, 2017
  • Description: Certificate course for professional development in understanding the standards and requirements of biomedical research on human subjects.  Covered topics include the Belmont report, ethics, Institutional Review Boards, genetic research in human populations, vulnerable subjects and populations, conflicts of interest, records based research, and HIPAA privacy protections.
  • Completion Report and Coursework: https://www.citiprogram.org/verify/?k75a6641e-4f0c-4065-9dc0-5851f8ccc04a-23054657