Clinical and Translational Research Seminars

Frontiers sponsors the Clinical and Translational Research Seminar series as a way to expose graduate students, fellows, junior faculty and investigators to clinical and translational research in the region. Featured speakers are from a variety of disciplines, and include physicians, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, behavioral scientists and many others. Several past presentations are made available below.

Spring 2014

Factors Influencing Nondaily Smoking and Cessation: A Tri-Ethnic Study
Presented by Taneisha S. Schuermann, Ph.D.
Research Instructor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, KU Medical Center
Jan. 23, 2014 - see the slide presentation 

Neural and Computational Mechanisms of Value-Based Decision-Making and Their Clinical Implications
Presented by Seung-Lark Lim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Feb. 6, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Rural vs. Urban Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Outcomes
Presented by Robert B. Hines, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, KU School of Medicine-Wichita
Feb. 27, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Clinical Research and the Underserved
Presented by Craig Dietz, D.O.
Chief Medical Officer, Director of Clinical Research, KC Care Clinic
March 6, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Using Patient-Centered Communication in Family Medicine Residency Programs
Presented by Amy K. Chesser, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, KU Medical Center
March 27, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Weight Loss and Maintenance for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Presented by Lauren Ptomey, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management, Cardiovascular Research Institute
April 3, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Win, Lose, or Draw: Interventions to Increase Weight Loss and Maintenance Success
Presented by Amanda N. Szabo, Ph.D.
Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management, Cardiovascular Research Institute
April 10, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Sensory Features in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presented by Lauren Little, Ph.D., OTR, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Education Department, University of Kansas Medical Center
April 24, 2014 - see the slide presentation

Project FAST: Fibromyalgia and Sleep Treatment
Presented by Nancy Hamilton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Kansas
May 1, 2014 - see the slide presentation