Speaker Series

2021-2022 Season Dates

(Please mark your calendar for the 2021-2022 season dates)

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

September 15, 2021
Speaker: Dr. Marija Bucevska, Clinical Research Coordinator, UBC | BC Children's Hospital; Managing Editor, Plastic Surgery (journal)
Topic: Clinicians and Research: Motivations and Challenges 

October 20, 2021
Speaker: Andrea Cameron RN, MSc, CCRP, Clinical Research Nurse, Island Health
Topic:Clinical Trials: Stops, Pivots and Strides During a Pandemic 

November 24, 2021
Speaker: Dr. Brittany Bingham PhD, Director, Indigenous Research, VCH, Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equality; Assistant Professor, Social Medicine, UBC
Topic: Indigenous Health Research: Decolonizing Methods for Community-Driven Action

January 12, 2022
Speaker: Dana Nohynek, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences (CHEOS) | CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN)
Topic: Modernizing Clinical Trial Regulations

March 02, 2022
Speakers: Theresa Wiens, MSc, CCRP, Clinical Project Manager, Emmes Canada; Ashley McKerrow, Lead of Data Management, Faculty of Medicine Digital Solutions; Anastasia Dropol, Senior Data Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine Digital Solutions; Sheetal Shajan, Data Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine Digital Solutions
Topic: E-consent and other tools for remote research conduct from industry and academia perspectives

April 06, 2022
Speakers: Roger Kuypers, Partner, FASKEN;  Rachel E. Schechter, Associate, FASKEN
Topic: "Clinical Research and the Law: Update”

May 18, 2022
Speakers:  
William Hsiao, CIDGOH Principal Investigator
Damion Dooley, CIDGOH Ontology Department Lead
Emma Griffiths, CIDGOH Ontology Project Coordinator, Lead Curator, and Research Associate
Rhiannon Cameron, CIDGOH Graduate Student Researcher, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Sarah Savić Kallesøe, CIDGOH Researcher Assistant (User Engagement Specialist), Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, DPhil Candidate, Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

Topic: Infectious Disease Genomics in Public Health: Interdisciplinary approaches to investigating public health questions

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: Due to COVID, 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


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