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The Collaboration Network: Events, Spotlight Presentations & Video Archive

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TCN PRESENTATION & PANEL DISCUSSION ARCHIVE

OCTOBER 19, 2023 - TCN ROUNDTABLE ON MENTAL HEALTH: TACKLING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EQUITY AND ACCESS TO CARE

This event was hosted by The Collaboration Network (TCN), a program developed by the Center for Improvement Science at the University of Cincinnati Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training. We hope this information will support people who want to connect with others in this space to develop collaborative initiatives that support Behavioral Health Equity and Access to Care. WELCOME: Jenn Molano, Director, CCTST Collaboration and Team Science INTRODUCTIONS: Jack Kues, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, UC College of Medicine and Founder of TCN.

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MAY 18, 2023 - TCN ROUNDTABLE ON WELL-BEING: JOY IN WORK

PRESENTATIONS:

  1. Jenn Molano: Wellness in the Workplace: An overview of organizational, team, and individual well-being

  2. Megan Johnstone: Strategies to overcome barriers to well-being faced by researchers and educators navigating a team-based environment

  3. Michelle McKinney: Practical guidance on developing individual wellness practices

 

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APRIL 20, 2023 - SPOTLIGHT ON AMY KOSHOFFER, MS, MLIS, ASSOC. SR. LIBRARIAN, RESEARCH AND DATA SUPPORT SERVICES AT UC LIBRARIES

At the Research and Data Services at the University of Cincinnati Libraries, Amy supports open science, data literacy, and research reproducibility initiatives as part of the UC Libraries Research and Data Services unit. She is involved in developing research data services, educational opportunities for data management, data sharing, and preservation, data analysis such as Geospatial Information systems (GIS) and spreadsheet best practices, researcher impact, and collaborative research workflows.

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MARCH 16, 2023 - PRESENTATION: BRIDGING DIVERSITY WITH INCLUSION & JUSTICE, IN THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND

Presentation & Facilitated Discussion: Bridging Diversity with Inclusion & Justice, in the Classroom and Beyond, facilitated by Heather Christensen and Jason Blackard. Program created by: Lisa Johnson, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, and Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (UC COM); Heather Christensen, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Education, UC COM; and Jason Blackard, PhD, Professor, Internal Medicine, Div. of Infectious Disease, UC COM.

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FEBRUARY 16, 2023 - SPOTLIGHT ON SHARRON DIMARIO, M.H.A.

Sharron DiMario, MHA, AHEC Center Director, presents an update on the Area Health Education Center

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DECEMBER 15, 2022 - PRESENTATION: LEADERSHIP FRAMES

Presented by Heather R. Christensen, PhD, Associate Professor, UC College of Medicine;
Learning Objectives: Define "leadership frame"; Identify your primary leadership frame(s); Describe the central concepts of the four leadership frames; Compare and contrast effective and ineffective leadership for the four frames.

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 - SPOTLIGHT ON KRISTIN BURGOYNE, REFUGEECONNECT

Kristin Burgoyne, MSSW, Executive Director, Refugee Connect. RefugeeConnect’s Expanding Health Navigator Program - Since presenting to TCN in 2021 about their Community Navigator program, RefugeeConnect has received several large grants from Impact 100 and bi3 to grow their program. In July, they were awarded a 3-year grant from bi3* to launch a Refugee Health Navigator program. Their newly expanded team will be connecting with families to assist and support them as they learn how to navigate the US Healthcare System and health-related benefits and resources. In addition, they will be working with their partners at CCHMC to create multilingual health literacy content to share with the community and will offer free training and consultation to healthcare partners around culturally responsive practices. *In response to the 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment, bi3, a philanthropic initiative to transform health for all people in Greater Cincinnati, awarded $4.7 million in grants to seven area nonprofit organizations to address health disparities in maternal and infant health and behavioral health and remove social barriers to better health outcomes.

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JULY 21, 2022 - PRESENTATION BY KATE SCHRODER, INTERACT FOR HEALTH

Kate Schroder, President and CEO of Interact for Health, discusses Interact for Health’s Strategic Plan for 2023.

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JUNE 16, 2022 - PRESENTATION ON CCTST COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE WITH EMMA JONES

Facilitated Discussion: Emma Jones, MA, Communication Specialist, Center for Clinical & Translational Science & Training will introduce herself and her work at the CCTST Communications Office Open discussion: DEI issues

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MAY 19, 2022 - SPOTLIGHT ON CYNTHIA MOORE, UC FOUNDATION

Cynthia Moore, Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations; and Sue Goldberg, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Academic Medicine from The University of Cincinnati Foundation, give a brief presentation about The UC Foundation, which works closely with UC Health's government relations, corporations and foundations, and state and federal funding sources. They discuss how they can help the TCN team with their funding needs.

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APRIL 21, 2022 - SPOTLIGHT ON ISHITA BASU, PHD

Presentation by Ishita Basu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery; Modeling and modulating the neural correlates of Cognitive Control in Human subjects.

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FEBRUARY 17, 2022 - TCN ROUNDTABLE ON DIGITAL HEALTH TOOLS

Moderator: Jack Kues, PhD, Director, Center for Improvement Science​

Roundtable  Panelists: ​​

  • Saundra Regan, PhD; Director of Research, Family Medicine ​

  • Brett Harnett, MS-IS, Director, UC COM Center for Health Informatics

  • Claudia Rebola, PhD; Associate Dean for Research, UC DAAP ​

  • Geoffrey Pinski, Assistant Vice President, UC Technology Transfer ​ ​ ​

 

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OCTOBER 21, 2021 - DEMONSTRATION OF NEW ONLINE RESEARCH TOOLS AT UC

Emily Kregor, Software Developer in the UC Office of Research, demonstrates Dimensions, a new online research tool

https://research.uc.edu/navigation/for-researchers/researcher-tools

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AUGUST 19, 2021 - SPOTLIGHT ON THE CCTST COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CORE (CEC) WITH STACEY GOMES AND DENA CRANLEY

Development of a cross-institutional Community Engagement Network (discussion facilitated by Stacey Gomes, PhD, from the CEC and Dena Cranley, MA, from UC Urban Health Pathway)

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MAY 13, 2021 - PRESENTATION - ERICSON IMARENEZOR, HEALTH COLLABORATIVE

Ericson Imarenezor, from The Health Collaborative, will discuss The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The CHNA is a recurring requirement (every 3 years) for all not-for-profit hospitals and local health departments to identify the top health needs of the communities they serve. The Health Collaborative serves as the coordinator and facilitator of a regional CHNA across 26 counties of Southwest OH, Northern KY, and Southeastern IN, including the Greater Dayton region. When complete, the report that is created is used to develop an implementation and strategic action plan for addressing these identified health needs. We are actively collecting data for the CHNA and would love to help in survey distribution and outreach through your networks.

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APRIL 29, 2021 - SPOTLIGHT ON SANTA MARIA COMMUNITY SERVICES WITH H.A. MUSSER, JR.

Santa Maria Community Services: H.A. Musser, Jr., MA, MSW, President and CEO; and Luz Elena Schemmel, MPA, Wellness and Immigrant Services Director www.santamaria-cincy.org Santa Maria Community Services is known for being a catalyst and advocate for Cincinnati’s Greater Price Hill families to attain educational, financial, and health goals. They provide more than 3,000 individuals with educational tools and resources to build strong families, promote healthy residents, and foster neighborhood revitalization. Their vision is for Greater Price Hill to be a vibrant, thriving, and self-sustaining community. Their Price Hill Family Centers provide a welcoming environment and the coaching, support, and flexibility to assist families to achieve their identified goals toward stabilization and self-sufficiency.

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APRIL 1, 2021 - REPORT ON FINDINGS OF A VACCINE HESITANCY PROJECT PRESENTED BY VICTOR RONIS-TOBIN, PHD

On March 17th, Victor Ronis-Tobin, PhD, Director, Xavier Center for Population Health, together with partners from Closing the Health Gap, presented a webinar to report the findings of their multi-method regional study of COVID-19 Vaccine resistance. The presentation focused on demographic disparities in attitudes towards COVID-19 vaccination. They reported results from a community survey, focus groups, and interviews with members of marginalized communities in our area.

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JANUARY 28, 2021- SPOTLIGHT ON ELIZABETH KOPRAS

Elizabeth Kopras, Sr. Research Associate, UC Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, will present: Establishing an equine-assisted learning and therapeutic (EALT) program, Team Building Project

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NOVEMBER 19, 2020 - RACIAL & HEALTH INEQUITIES EXPOSED BY COVID-19
  • Welcome and Introductions: Jack Kues, PhD, and Karen Bankston, PhD, MSN, FACHE, FAAN

  • Andrew Beck, MD, MPH: COVID-19 in Greater Cincinnati and the Pursuit of Public Health Equity

  • Panel presentations: A brief review of what has been uncovered in Cincinnati

    • Lori Crosby, PsyD: Attitudes about COVID-19 and Health (ATTACH) Study

    • Jack Kues, PhD: Working in Teams: Collaborating vs. Coordinating

    • Bryan Wright, PhD: Impact of COVID-19 on Cincinnati Refugees

    • Aimee Miley and Claire Seid: A Mutual Aid Response to COVID-19 for People Recently Released from Hamilton County Justice Center & People Experiencing Homelessness in Downtown Area

    • Amy Rule, MD, MPH: Barriers & Facilitators to Prevention of Care of COVID-19 Infections in Cincinnati Latinx Families

  • Breakout Discussions: What Can Be Done Now? Where Are the Gaps?

  • Large Group Discussion: Karen Bankston, Moderator

  • Follow-Up Strategy: Jack Kues


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OCTOBER 29, 2020 - PRESENTATION ON TRUST IN SCIENCE BY JOHN AGLEY, INDIANA UNIVERSITY

Jon Agley, PhD, Assoc. Professor and Deputy Director of Research, Prevention Insights at Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health, will talk about ‘Trust in science' and how it has changed during the pandemic, as well as ways in which it might be associated with COVID-19 misinformation or conspiracies.

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OCTOBER 22, 2020 - PRESENTATION ON IMPACT OF COVID 19 ON COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH WITH KAREN BANKSTON, RN, PHD

Impact of COVID-19 on Community & Social Determinants of Health, presented by Karen Bankston, RN, PhD, FACHE, FAAN, Professor Emerita, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing.

 

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 - FACILITATED DISCUSSION ABOUT XAVIER COVID-19 INITIATIVE

Victor Ronis-Tobin, PhD, Director, Xavier Center of Population Health, speaks about a new initiative to develop a health promotion model to incorporate social marketing, technology, and community health workforce training and the plan to pilot it on the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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AUGUST 27, 2020 - DISCUSSION ON POPULATION HEALTH

Discussion: Support for Population Health across UC, UC Health, CCHMC, and Community Organizations; featuring Stephan Shehy, UC Health Office of Government Relations and Victor Ronis-Tobin, Xavier University Center for Population Health

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AUGUST 20, 2020

Discussion: CIS is resuming focus on facilitating faculty and community responses to grant opportunities, especially those that are effective stepping-stones to federal funding.

Updates on 1. A Community Based Approach to Understanding and Improving Adherence to CDC COVID-19 Guidelines; Jack Kues and Melinda Butsch Kovacic, co-PIs; 2. Addressing Racial Disparities in Cancer Care; Soni Regan, Rachael Nolan, Becky Lee, co-PIs.

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AUGUST 13, 2020

Discussion: CIS is resuming focus on facilitating the success of faculty and community responses to grant opportunities, especially those such as the following RFPs from Pfizer that are effective stepping-stones to federal funding:

1. Addressing Racial Disparities in Cancer Care: Competitive Grant Program RFP
2. Continuity of Care: Education for Rheumatology Patients: Independent Medical Education Grant RFP Competitive Grant Program - internal Pfizer review process
3. Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Research in Hemophilia: Competitive Grant Program- using Expert Review Panel
4. Advancing Chronic Pain Research: Pfizer Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the third Global Awards for (ADVANCE), an independently reviewed competitive grants program.

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AUGUST 6, 2020

Discussion: Available grant opportunities from Pfizer: CIS is resuming focus on facilitating the success of faculty and community responses to grant opportunities, especially those such as RFPs from Pfizer, which are, historically, effective stepping stones to federal funding.

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JULY 30, 2020 - PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE CCTST COVID-19 C5G PROGRAM

Discussion: COVID-19 Research Activity - Projects funded by the CCTST COVID-19 Critical Community Challenge Grant:

  1. Epidemiology and Transmission of COVID-19 among Hispanic and Black Families in Cincinnati; Katherine Bowers, PhD (CCHMC) and colleagues

  2. Attitudes about COVID-19 and Heath (ATTACH) Study; Lori Crosby, PsyD (CCHMC) and colleagues

  3. Barriers and Facilitators to Prevention of Care of COVID-19 Infections in Cincinnati Latinx Families; Keith Martin, DO (CCHMC) and Amy Rule, MD, MPH (CCHMC)

  4. A Mutual Aid Response to COVID-19 for People Recently Released from Hamilton County Justice Center and People Experiencing Homelessness in Downtown Area; Aimee Miley (CCHMC) and Claire Seid (CCHMC)

  5. Cincinnati’s African-American Community Establishments Face Mask Project; Regina Hutchins, PhD, BSN, RN (Black Nurses’ Association of Greater Cincinnati)

  6. The Impact of Masks on Speech Acoustics and Voice Fatigue in Healthcare Workers: A Pilot Study during COVID-19 Pandemic; Victoria McKenna, PhD (UC)

  7. A Community Based Approach to Understanding and Improving Adherence to CDC COVID-19 Guidelines; John Kues, PhD (UC) and Melinda Butsch Kovacic, PhD (UC)

  8. Mapping Local Beliefs and Non-Adherence to COVID-19 Prevention Measures using Social Media; Jess Kropczynski, PhD (UC) and colleagues

 

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JULY 23, 2020

Facilitator: Megan Lamkin, PhD, facilitates a “Water Cooler” discussion regarding her Pledge to Dismantle White Supremacy Within Ourselves and Our Institutions. The pledge was inspired by Layla F. Saad’s book, Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World and Become a Good Ancestor and developed with input from a diverse network of friends and colleagues. It serves as a pathway for faculty and staff to begin exploring their complicity in accommodating systemic racism at UC and begin taking action to dismantle it.

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JULY 9, 2020

Presenter: Melinda Butsch-Kovacic, MPH, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean of Research, UC College of Allied Health Sciences 
Topic: Utilizing a NCI-funded Research Education Program Award (R25) to Create an Inclusive Cancer Learning Community that Offers Cancer Research Experiences to Undergraduates Across the Cancer Continuum

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JUNE 25, 2020 - PANEL DISCUSSION ON TELEHEALTH
  • Presentations:

    • Tele-Nephrology: Delivering Acute Care in Rural Hospitals; Charuhas Thakar, MD; Professor and Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension; UC Department of Internal Medicine

    • The Personal Story of a Telehealth Recipient; Rachael Nolan, PhD; Assistant Professor, MPH program; UC Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences  

    • Improving Myself through Telehealth; Devon Lehman, MSN, RN; Tele-ICU Registered Nurse, Cincinnati Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center   

    • Telemedicine in America – The Time is Now; Charles Doarn, MBA; Research Professor and Director, MPH program; UC Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences 


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JUNE 11, 2020

Facilitator: Charles Doarn, MBA, Research Professor and Director of the MPH program in the Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

Topic of Discussion: Telehealth

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MAY 14, 2020 - RAPID ADAPTIVE CONTROL OF EPIDEMIC (RACE NETWORK)
  • Presenters:

    • Michael Seid, PhD, Director, Health Outcomes and Quality Care Research, Division of Pulmonary Medicine Member, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics  

    • Susan Cronin, PhD, Research Associate, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence Research Associate, Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training 

  • Topic: Rapid Adaptive Control of Epidemic (RACE Network): Accelerating community-wide learning and response to the COVID pandemic 

    Faculty at the Anderson Center at CCHMC have developed the science and practice of creating ‘Learning Networks' - communities of patients/families, clinicians, and researchers - that facilitate collaboration at scale to improve outcomes, care, and research. This presentation will familiarize the audience with the theory and science behind Learning Networks, present exemplary cases, and discuss the application of this theory and practice to rapid response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. 
     

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APRIL 16, 2020 - BUILDING PERSONAL & WORKPLACE RESILIENCY

Jennifer Rose V. Molano, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine presents a facilitated discussion on Connecting Through Change

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FEBRUARY 27, 2020 - SYNDEMICS & GROWING INEQUALITY

Presenters:

  • Susan Schmidt, MSN, PhD, Director, Center for Population Health, Xavier University

  • Victor Garcia, MD, Professor, UC College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Founding Director of Trauma Services, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Topic: Syndemics & Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Neighborhood Effects, and Health Disparities


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JANUARY 16, 2020 - SCHOLAR@UC

Presenters:

  • May Chang, Director, Information Technology, University of Cincinnati Libraries

  • Glen Horton, Director, Application Development, University of Cincinnati Libraries

Topic: Scholar@UC


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NOVEMBER 14, 2019 - UC DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP

Presenter: James Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor, UC College of Arts & Sciences, Department of English & Comparative Literature; Academic Director, UC Digital Scholarship Center

Topic: UC Digital Scholarship


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OCT 31, 2019 - ON THE ROAD TO NCI DESIGNATION

Presenters

  • Tammy Mentzel, MPH, Assistant Director for Special Programs and Projects, UC Cancer Center

  • Steven Price, MBA, Associate Director for Administration, UC Cancer Center

Topic: On the Road to NCI Designation


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OCTOBER 24, 2019 - PANEL DISCUSSION ON MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 - UC RESEARCH DIRECTORY

Presenter: Josette Riep, Director Information Technology

Topic: UC Research Directory


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SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 - CENTER FOR INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

Presenter: Sian Cotton, PhD, Professor, UC Family and Community Medicine, Director, UC Center for Integrative Health

Topic: Introduction to the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and UC Health Integrative Medicine

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SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 - WHAT THE HECK IS AHEC?

Presenter: Sharron DiMario, MHA, Director, UC Area Health Education Center

Topic: What the Heck is AHEC?


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AUGUST 29, 2019 - SPOTLIGHT ON IRENE HAMRICH, MD

Presenter: Irene Hamrich, MD, Professor, UC Family and Community Medicine; Director of Geriatrics


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AUGUST 8, 2019 - SPOTLIGHT ON PHIL TAYLOR, PHD

Presenter: Phil Taylor, PhD, Assistant VP for Research, Strategic Implementation; UC Office of Research


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JULY 25, 2019 - UC DIGITAL FUTURES PROJECT

Presenter: Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc, PhD, Associate Professor, UC College of Allied Health Sciences, School of Social Work

Topic: UC Digital Futures Project

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JULY 11, 2019 - SPOTLIGHT ON AMY COSTANZO, PHD, MSN

Presenter: Amy Costanzo, PhD, MSN, Director, UCMC Center for Professional Growth & Innovative Practice; Director, UCMC Institute for Clinical Inquiry

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JUNE 20, 2019 - FOLLOW UP MEETING ON AGING

Follow-up Meeting on Aging


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APRIL 4, 2019 - PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

 

JANUARY 17, 2019 - PANEL DISCUSSION ON AGING
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