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    University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute

    The CTSI develops, demonstrates and disseminates methods and approaches to advance translational research, by providing education and training, supporting transdisciplinary teams, improving quality and efficiency, and engaging community stakeholders.
  • Members of the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research teamed up to create an external module for REDCap that makes it easier for anyone to create research surveys that are accessible for use with Deaf and DeafBlind people. The effort, which was spearheaded by Deaf researchers in the National Center for
  • The University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) has awarded four new KL2 Career Development Awards to early-career clinical and translational scientists across the University of Rochester Medical Center. Awardees will soon begin two years of mentored research with KL2 support that is designed to help them obtain further K- or R- awards to advance their careers

  • The UR CTSI aims to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment that guides and transforms our approaches to healthcare, education, research and community partnerships. Through this fellowship, postdocs are mentored by an interdisciplinary team with members in population health, basic science and at least one mentor from another CTSA hub or University of Rochester partner institution. The

  • A new study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and led by Martin Zand, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute, shows that pre-existing immunity to the common cold may have put people at risk of more severe COVID illness and death. The study utilized the UR CTSI’s COVID Biobank to analyze antibodies in blood samples from
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    This Coursera course was developed by Theresa Green, PhD, MBA, director of Community Health Policy and Education and assistant professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester CTSI. Explore the importance of engaging our community as researchers, educators and managers to improve the health of our population. Learn how health systems are changing to better measure and address

  • Cancer screening saves lives, but not everyone is up to date on their recommended screenings. A 2018 pilot study funded by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) helped lay the foundation for an expanding research project testing whether a text-messaging intervention can boost screenings for cervical, colon and lung cancers. The UR CTSI-funded pilot

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    Our work focuses on several gaps in clinical research training. First, trainees lack the early immersion in an environment where they learn that multi- and interdisciplinary science is the norm rather than the exception. This is because training often occurs at the graduate or post-graduate level and is focused on research methods and logistical and regulatory aspects of conducting clinical

  • Clare Park, DO and Mahala Schlagman, MD
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    University Of Rochester

    In the final University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) Equity-Focused Dissemination and Implementation (EQ-DI) webinar of the fall, Clare Park, D.O., assistant professor of Hospital Medicine at URMC, and Mahala Schlagman M.D., assistant professor of General Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), will share their experiences as the first

  • Sara Landes, PhD
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    University Of Rochester

    Sara J. Landes, Ph.D., associate professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will discuss the rationale for blending clinical effectiveness and implementation research approaches/questions within the same study and will present the three types of effectiveness-implementation hybrid designs in the second session of the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational

  • Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH
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    University Of Rochester

    Join the first session of the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (UR CTSI) fall Equity-Focused Dissemination and Implementation (EQ-DI) webinar series to learn about the equitable implementation of health interventions in rural settings from Katia Noyes, Ph.D., MPH, professor and director of the Division of Health Services Policy and Practice at the University

  • In 2017, Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H., a concussion researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center, wanted to pull together a national network of concussion clinics to run multi-site clinical trials. He turned to the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) and Trial Innovation Network (TIN) for help and ended up connecting with a group already

  • Digital health technologies are poised to change the way we study health, develop therapies and treat diseases. In the fall of 2020, the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) launched the Digital Health Seedling, a new one-year award of up to $25,000 for studies that use or develop digital health tools, methods or approaches such as electronic medical

  • As part of the University of Rochester Medical Center's (URMC) Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan, the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) is establishing a new Office for Health Equity Research. The new office will support health equity research across the university and foster a deeper understanding of the root causes of health disparities and the

  • GENERAL PURPOSE: With minimal direction and considerable latitude for independent judgment, the Research and Education Engagement Specialist (REES) will utilize clinical research expertise, communication skills, a community engaged approach and experience/knowledge of process development to provide project leadership to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. This position will focus on

  • JOB CLASSIFICATION: Health Project Coordinator DEPT/DIVISION: Surgery/Cancer Control Job ID: 229400 Apply Online: https://www.rochester.edu/human-resources/careers/ Summary: Under the direction of the Chair of Health Equity Research and principal investigators, with latitude for independent judgement, the Research Engagement Specialist serves as senior professional creating and directing processes

  • Opening # 224205 Clinical Research Assoc (S)/Clinical Trials Monitor MUST BE LOCAL *GREATER ROCHESTER AREA* or WILLING TO RELOCATE FOR THIS POSITION Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Neuro-Ctr Health & Tech/CTCC Schedule 8 AM-5 PM; OCC WKENDS Responsibilities GENERAL PURPOSE: The responsibility of the Clinical Project Monitor, Associate within the Regulatory Management Track is to monitor investigator

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    The digital health landscape is complex, fascinating, and rapidly expanding. Hundreds of relevant resources exist, but are often known only to a subset of individuals within the many different disciplinary silos that comprise the diverse field of digital health.

  • Dr. Karen Stein has recently received funding from the Cabrini Foundation for a 12-month pilot type study. The project focuses on the Western New York farmworker population and development of a culturally relevant smart phone delivered health eating intervention geared for persons of varying levels of literacy. For that work, she is seeking a project coordinator at a 20% effort. Summary of the

  • The University of Rochester is looking for an Information Analyst. GENERAL PURPOSE: With minimum direction and considerable latitude for independent judgment, utilizes project-management methodology and data analysis to support the research project “Empowering the Participant Voice”. This project involves the dissemination of surveys to all research participants that participate in research

  • A group of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are developing a smartphone app to help parents in under-resourced communities detect severe tooth decay in their kids with the help of a new NIH grant. The idea to leverage smartphones came directly from the community through a Community-Based Participatory Research Pipeline-to-Pilot project funded by the University of

  • The University of Rochester's eighth annual America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent student competition, hosted by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute, drew the largest number of competing teams in its history. On March 4, 2021, twelve teams faced off for a chance at first prize: to present their novel regulatory science ideas to a panel of scientists from the

  • The University of Rochester envisions itself as a community that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from the institution’s missions of teaching, research, patient care, performance, and community service. As a community, we are defined by a deep commitment to Meliora¬ - ever better. Embedded in that ideal are the values we share: equity

  • The University of Rochester’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) supports research teams to help them produce results better and faster – ultimately to improve the health of communities and populations. Our Vision is to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment that guides and transforms our approaches to healthcare, education, research and community partnerships. The CTSI is

  • Frailty, which is characterized by weakness, fatigue and weight loss, is a common occurrence among patients with cancer and can impact their quality of life and survival. A recent study led by a KL2 Career Development scholar, funded by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute, links frailty to inflammation levels in the blood of women with breast cancer. Women with

  • New research led by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral problems later in life. Zachary Christensen, first author of the study who is funded by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute's TL1 award, analyzed more than 9,000 brain

  • Laura Calvi, M.D., a prominent cancer researcher at the University of Rochester's Wilmot Cancer Institute, recently achieved what a lot of researchers only dream of: Her years of lab research have translated to a clinical trial that has begun to benefit patients. With the help of a UR CTSI Incubator award, Calvi’s discoveries from the lab are starting to have a tangible impact on patients with

  • James McMahon, PhD
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    University Of Rochester

    Despite the utility and ubiquity of feasibility and pilot studies and their critical role in translational and implementation science, few health scientists are familiar with the growing literature on how to rigorously design and conduct these studies. Drawing on over twenty years of experience in HIV research and as an NIH reviewer, James McMahon, PhD, associate professor in the University of

  • Wendi Cross, PhD
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    University Of Rochester

    Interventions that have an impact under tightly controlled conditions frequently fail to demonstrate these same outcomes when transported to community-based settings. What accounts for the gap? One factor is that the program may not be implemented as intended, that is, with fidelity. At this Equity-Focused Dissemination & Implementation webinar, Wendi Cross, PhD, professor of Psychiatry and

  • Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH
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    University Of Rochester

    Using examples from her community-engaged work on cancer screening, Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH, associate professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University, will examine opportunities to advance research on health equity and sustainability within the field of implementation science at this Equity-Focused Dissemination & Implementation webinar. Shelton is also associate director of the