The Research and Sponsored Seminar Series is designed for Children’s staff, as a means of instruction on basic research principals. These seminars are intended for all employees with an interest in research, regardless of background. Mark your calendars for these upcoming sessions.

Wednesday, June 12
Noon to 1 p.m.
Minneapolis Front Education Center, second floor
“Clinical research methods: Cohort studies,” presented by Andrew Flood, Ph.D., career scientist, research and sponsored programs, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wednesday, June 19
Noon to 1 p.m.
Children’s Specialty Center, room 506
“Clinical research methods: Case-control studies,” presented by Andrew Flood, Ph.D., career scientist, research and sponsored programs, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wednesday, July 10
Noon to 1 p.m.
Minneapolis Front Education Center, second floor
“Clinical research methods: Systematic error/bias” presented by Andrew Flood, Ph.D., career scientist, research and sponsored programs, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wednesday, July 17
Noon to 1 p.m.
Children’s Specialty Center, room 506
“Clinical research methods: Confounding,” presented by Andrew Flood, Ph.D., career scientist, research and sponsored programs, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wednesday, Aug. 14
Noon to 1 p.m.
Minneapolis Front Education Center, second floor
“Clinical research methods: Effect modification/interaction,” presented by Andrew Flood, Ph.D., career scientist, research and sponsored programs, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wednesday, Aug. 21 – No presentation. Summer holiday.

Wednesday, Sept. 11
Noon to 1 p.m.
Location TBA

“Preparing for a successful continuing IRB review,” presented by Debra McKeehen, IRB administrator, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Wednesday, Sept. 18
Noon to 1 p.m.
Minneapolis Front Education Center, second floor
“Is there bias in emergency room triage levels?” presented by Rob Payne, MD, research and sponsored programs, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.