SC CTSI And Kaiser Permanente Facilitate Clinical and Translational Science Partnership Conference
Giving researchers a chance to exchange knowledge on important public health topics.
The Clinical and Translational Science Partnership Conference will be held on December 16, 2011 at the Hilton in Pasadena, California. This inaugural partnership conference reflects a shared commitment to translating scientific findings into real-world improvements in health.
The conference is desgined to give researchers from institutions in the Los Angeles Basin a chance to exchange knowledge on important public health topics, including:
- Childhood Obesity
- Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease
- Infectious Disease/HIV
- Mental Health
Conference Keynote Speakers include Thomas A. Buchanan, MD Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes Keck School of Medicine of USC and Elizabeth McGlynn, PhD Director, Kaiser Permanente Center for Effectiveness and Safety Research.
In addition to sharing findings, the conference will provide an opportunity for dialogue about how to move findings into practice, making an impact on health for local communities and the nation at large.
The conference is designed to attract scientists, clinicians with all levels of research experience and expertise, fellows, and the community agencies already conducting research with Kaiser Permanente Southern California and the SC CTSI or those who would like to conduct research with us. This conference is free for attendees.
The conference will be followed by an open house from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to introduce our partners to the work done by scientists at the Department of Research & Evaluation at 100 S. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101.
The event is co-sponsored by the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation and the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI). Many thanks to the organizing committee members: Karen Coleman, Sharon Hudson, Sac Carreathers, Rulin Hechter, Kim Porter, Virginia Quinn, Anny Xiang, Jean Lawrence, Elizabeth McGlynn, and Katrina Kubicek.