Speaker Series

2023-2024 Season Dates

(Please mark your calendar for the 2023-2024 season dates)

The speaker series will proceed via Zoom video webinar until further notice. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants who register for the meeting.

September 20, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Clayton Hamilton (Lead, Knowledge Exchange, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, PHSA, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, and Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia)
Topic: Patient Partner Engagement in Research - How can we engage patients on our research teams in a meaningful way?

October 25, 2023
Speaker: Jean E. Smart (Regulatory Affairs and Quality Officer, Clinical Trials BC, Privacy Officer, Michael Smith Health Research BC)
Topic: Training Requirements for Clinical Research

November 29, 2023
Speaker: Joleen Wright (Regional Director, Data Governance & Privacy, Vancouver Coastal Health)
Topic: Research Privacy: Back to Basics

January 17, 2024
Speaker: Elizabeth Rohr (Academic Research Lead for the Advancing Innovation in Medicine Research Institute at the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation)
Topic: Investigator-initiated trials: The power to change practice on a shoestring budget

February 28, 2024
Speaker: Dr. Sara Belga, Gale Ladua (Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia)
Topic: How to develop and manage your department's research program 

Apr 10, 2024
Speaker: Vanessa Dizonno (Clinical Trials Study Manager, Vancouver Stroke Program)
Topic: Sponsor-Investigator clinical trials: from a study manager's perspective

May 29, 2024
Speaker: Brian Junio (Senior CRA, Priovant Therapeutics)
Topic: Successful Study Conduct when Working with Industry Sponsors - a CRA Perspective

Please note: Anybody interested in clinical research is welcome to attend. To receive reminders and updates about the speaker series, please subscribe to our mailing list.

Location of Speaker Series Meetings: Meetings will be held via Zoom video webinar until further notice. Participants will be asked to register for the meeting, and a Zoom link will be emailed prior to the meeting.

Day and Time: Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm

If you have any questions, please contact the CRPBC Advisory Committee using the "Contact Us" page.

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