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SBM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Innovations in Translational Behavioral Science: New Concepts, Study Designs and Implementation Strategies

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

An NIH and SBM-Supported Pre-Conference Workshop


Chairs: Susan M. Czajkowski, PhD, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Christine M. Hunter, PhD, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Pre-registration and ticket required for admission
Fee: $20
Fee includes light snack


2:00 pm – 2:15 pm      Welcome & Introductory Remarks                           

         Susan M. Czajkowski, PhD, NHLBI & Christine M. Hunter, PhD, NIDDK

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm      Overview of Translational Research at NIH                                    

          Deborah Olster, PhD, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm      Translation I:  Translating Ideas into Interventions

         Moderator:   Susan M. Czajkowski, PhD, NHLBI

         How “Design Thinking” Can Help Us Develop Better Behavioral Interventions 

         Kent Lawson, Abbott Laboratories

         The Power of Small but Significant Numbers: Proof-of-Concept Studies in Clinical Research

          Lynda H. Powell, PhD, Rush University Medical Center

         Issues in the Design & Analysis of Pilot Studies

         Kenneth E. Freedland, PhD, Washington University

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm      Break

4:15 pm – 5:45 pm      Translation II:  Translating Research into Practice

          Moderator:  Christine M. Hunter, PhD, NIDDK

          Using MOST Designs in Dissemination & Implementation Research

          Bonnie Spring, PhD, Northwestern University

          Applying the RE-AIM model: Balancing Research Rigor with Context and Relevance

          Paul A. Estabrooks, PhD, Virginia Tech

          Using Community Engagement Principles in Healthcare Research:  Engaging the Healthcare
          Team and System

          Ronald Ackerman, MD, MPH, Northwestern University

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm      Closing Remarks/Discussion

         Christine M. Hunter, PhD, NIDDK & Susan M. Czajkowski, PhD, NHLBI