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Past Research Boot Camp Presentations

January 26, 2013

"Informational Session"
Danielle Davidov, PhD
Stephen Davis, MPA, MSW, LGSW
Fred Minnear, PhD


February 15, 2013

"Applying Evidence-based Medicine to Clinical Practice"
Dana King, MD, Professor & Chair of Family Medicine


March 22, 2013

"Developing a Research Hypothesis from a Clinical Observation/Question"
Mitch Finkel, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)


April 26, 2013

"Biomedical Informatics: State-wide Clinical Data Warehouse"
Jeff Cox, Principal Software Architect, and Mike Denney, Data Integration Consultant May 24, 2013"

Study Design: The Who, What, Where, When and How of Clinical Research"
Danielle Davidov, PhD
Research and Grants Coordinator, Department of Emergency Medicine
Co-author, Research Modules for Research Boot Camp



August 23, 2013

"IRB Protocol: Navigating WVU + KC"
Michael Manley, Business Analyst for Research Office IT Group
Lilo Ast, Senior Program Coordinator, Human Subjects Research, Office of Integrity and Compliance


September 27, 2013
"Patient Recruitment and Retention"
Martha Power, FNP
Shannon Filburn, BSN, MBA, CCRC


October 25, 2013
"Quality Assurance in Clinical Trials Research"
John Naim, PhD,
Director, Clinical Trials Research Unit
Sue Collins, MSN, RN,
Clinical Research Project Manager
Scot Remick, MD,
Director, Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine

Slides from the Quality Assurance Presentation (PDF)


November 22, 2013

"Principles of Clinical Trials"
Allie Karshenas, PhD, CLDir (ASCP), SS/BB Clinical Director of Operations, WVU CPRC and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Systems


January 24, 2014

"Investigator-Initiated Trials and How to Secure Funding"
Scot Remick, MD, FACP, Director Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center


March 29, 2014

"Introduction to Clinical Quality Improvement: Projects that made a difference at WVU and beyond"
Presented by Greg A. Barretto, Jr, MD, Assistant Professor, WVU Department of Pediatrics and Michael Sweet, Pharm D, BCPS, Director WVU Center for Quality Outcomes


April 25, 2014

"Introduction to Clinical Quality Improvement: Project Design and Development"

Presented by Greg A. Barretto, Jr, MD, Assistant Professor, WVU Department of Pediatrics and Erica Shaver, MD, Assistant Professor, WVU Department of Emergency Medicine and Associate Residency Program Director


May 23, 2014
"QI vs. Research: The IRB Dilemma"

Presented by Stephen Davis, MS, Director of Clinical Research, Dept. of Emergency Medicine and Daniel R.Vasgird, PhD, Director, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance


July 25, 2014

The Challenges and Joys of Publishing Quality Improvement Work 

Greg Ogrinc, MD, MS
Associate Professor,
Community and Family Medicine and Internal Medicine
Director, Office of Research and Innovation in Medical Education, Dartmouth Medical School


August 22, 2014

"Demystifying the Sponsored Programs Process: From Finding Funding to Award Closeout"

Valerie Lemasters, Administrative Director, Sponosred Programs and Pre-Award
WVU HSC Office of Research & Graduate Education

Anne Hatfield, PhD,
Research Development Coordinator

 September 26, 2014

"Designing and Writing a Competitive Grant Application"

Presented By Bernard G. Schreurs, PhD
WVU Department of Physiology & Pharmacology Director, WV Alzheimer’s Disease Registry


October 24, 2014

"Seven Steps to Writing Case Reports for Clinical Literature"

Presented By Linda Nield, MD
WVU Department of Pediatrics &
Pediatrics Residency Program Coordinator


 November 21, 2014

"Publishing Your Scientific Manuscript: Tools of the Trade"

Presented By Jefferson C. Frisbee, PhD
Director, Center for Cardiovascular & Respiratory Sciences
Interim Chair, Department of Epidemiology Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology West Virginia University


January 23, 2015

"The World's Worst Lecture"

Presented By Chris Martin, MD, MSc
Director, Global Engagement Office
Professor, Occupational Medicine

West Virginia University


February 23, 2015

"Teaching, Clinical Practice, and Research: The Intellectual Property Engines of Academic Institutions"

Presented By:
Bruce Sparks
Director of Technology Transfer,
West Virginia University

Richard Giersch
Associate Director,
Venture Development,
West Virginia University


April 23, 2015

"Funding the Dream: Building a Successful Enterprise"

Presented By:
Pravin R. Chaturvedi, PhD,
Chief Scientific Officer, Napo Pharmaceuticals
CEO, IndUS Pharmaceuticals (Founder)
and Oceanyx Pharmaceuticals (Co-founder)


July 15, 2015

“Medical Innovation: Putting the Univers(e) back in University"

Presented By: Bruce Gingles, Vice-President of Global Technology Assessment and Healthcare Policy, Cook Medical Inc.



September 25, 2015
"Clinical Study Design: From Pilot to Randomized Controlled Trials"

Presented By:
Thomas C. Hulsey, MSPH, ScD
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, WVU & Chair, Clinical Research Education, Mentoring & Career Development, WVCTSI


October 23, 2015

"Describe and visualize: enhancing your research using data processing"

Presented by: Michael Regier, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, WVU


February 26, 2016

"Electronic Health Records as Research Tools"

Presented by:

Dustin M. Long, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, WVU

Baqiyyah Conway, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, WVU


April 22, 2016

"Introduction to REDCap: Building and Managing Online Surveys and Databases"

Presented by: Matthew Armistead, Programmer Analyst, WVCTSI


August 26, 2016

“Fundamentals of Using Qualitative Methods in Health Research”

Presented by: Danielle Davidov, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine aand Social and Behavioral Sciences, WVU