The fall schedule for the Advance-CTR Seminar Series is below. Learn more about each month's presentations, or register to watch the seminars live via webinar at any time.  


Fall 2018 Seminar Series: 

September 13, 2018

University of Rhode Island, Galanti Lounge

Ashley Buchanan, DrPH, and Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD: "New Methods to Evaluate the Effects of Opioids in Provider-Based Networks"


Diane DiTomasso, PhD, RN: "Post-Partum Mothers' Experiences with Newborn Weight Checks in the Home"

October 11, 2018

Rhode Island Quality Institute 
Washington Conference Room

Shira Dunsiger, PhD, and Beth Bock, PhD: "Exploring Second-to-Second Exercise Intensity and Disease Risk Outcomes"


Thomas Serre, PhD: "Automating Pathology with Deep Learning" 

November 8, 2018

Women and Infants Hospital
South Pavilion, Auditorium 1                                                           

Mari Mori, MD, and Ece Uzun, PhD: "Identification of Gene Pathway Involved in Phenotype Modification of Pompe Disease"


Cara Mathews, MD: "Anti-Angiogenic Therapy in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer and other GYN Malignancies"

December 13, 2018

Brown School of Public Health 

121 South Main Street, Providence RI, Room 245

12-1 p.m.

Karen Bulock, PhD: "Brown Biomedical Innovations to Impact: A Translational Commercial Development Program for Brown Biomedical Technologies"

This talk will discuss the funding and resources available to investigators through the newly launched Brown Biomedical Innovations to Impact (BBII). 


Judy Kimberly, PhD: "Evaluation Is Dating, Burgers, and Spaghetti Sauce"

This talk will provide some issues investigators should consider when conducting an evaluation of a research project or program​.


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About the Advance-CTR Seminar Series: 

The Advance-CTR Seminar Series gives Pilot Projects recipients, Mentored Research scholars and other clinical and translational researchers the opportunity to present their work and progress in a collaborative, interdisciplinary setting. 

This monthly series allows participants to present work at all stages, whether it is early on, as their research progresses, or when they are nearing publication. Presentations, followed by feedback, allows presenters the opportunity to refine and strengthen their research progress. The Seminar Series is also available to stream live every month for those who cannot attend in person.