Clinical Research Seminar

Clinical Research Seminars are sponsored by the CRRO (which receives support from the Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Office of Human Research Affairs (OHRA).

The purpose of the monthly seminar is to enhance attendees’ knowledge regarding important ethical, regulatory, and operational clinical/human research topics.

Seminars take place from 12 to 1 p.m., typically on the second Wednesday of the month. Come and enjoy lunch, earn CMEs, and get updated on clinical research! There is no registration for the seminars, just sign-in when you arrive.

Upcoming Seminar Schedule

Wed, February  14, 2018, 12-1 pm, L-112

Topic: Common Statistical Issues in Research Studies
Howard Cabral, PhD,  Director, Biostatistics and Research Design Program, BU CTSI

Wed, March  14, 2018, 12-1 pm,  L-112

Topic: New Requirements for Registration, Updating and Results Reporting for ClinicalTrials.gov
Karla Damus, PhD MSPH MN RN, Administrator, BMC/BU Medical Campus ClinicalTrials.gov

Wed, April 11, 2018, 12-1 pm,  L-112

Topic: Audits, Findings, AEs and Effective CAPA
Mary-Tara Roth, RN, MSN, MPH, Director, Clinical Research Resources Office

Wed, May 9, 2018, 12-1 pm,  L-112

Topic: The use of Large Data Sets to Respond to Policy Relevant Question’s in Health Services Research
Lewis E. Kazis, Sc.D., Professor of Health Policy and Management, Director, CAPP, BUSPH

Wed, June 13, 2018, 12-1 pm,  L-112

Topic: Survey Development for Research: REDCap and Qualtrics
Tasha Couglin,  Data Manager, BU CTSI

Past Seminars

See slides, videos, and/or audiofiles for past seminars.


CME information:
CMEs are available for this seminar. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.