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Trk 16: Prof Development [clear filter]
Monday, June 27
 

8:30am

#120: DIA 2016: Student Forum
Limited Capacity seats available

Component Type: Session
Level: Basic
CE: IACET 1.25

DIA offers students and emerging professionals a large number of networking and job hunting opportunities. This session will explore some of these opportunities in industry and in government agencies, and will also explore how DIA student chapter participation has helped students start their careers while participating in chapter events and opportunities.

Learning Objectives

Describe the role of student chapters in career starts; Identify industry career opportunities; Identify government regulatory career opportunities.

Chair

Danny Benau, PhD

Speaker

Government Positions: Opportunities, Considerations, and Processes for Federal Employment
Tammy J. Massie

DIA Student Chapter Membership as Part of a Career Springboard
Philip Masaitis

Opportunities in the Drug Safety Arena
Sameer Thapar, PharmD, RPh



Chair
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Danny Benau

Director, Biomedical Writing Programs, University of the Sciences
BA, Boston University, 1975; PhD, Boston University, 1984; MSOD, University of Pennsylvania; Wyeth Ayerst Research 1991 - 2001; Principal Scientific Writer; Freelance; Writing Consultant; Currently Associate Professor of Biomedical Writing University of the Sciences in Philadelph... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Danny Benau

Danny Benau

Director, Biomedical Writing Programs, University of the Sciences
BA, Boston University, 1975; PhD, Boston University, 1984; MSOD, University of Pennsylvania; Wyeth Ayerst Research 1991 - 2001; Principal Scientific Writer; Freelance; Writing Consultant; Currently Associate Professor of Biomedical Writing University of the Sciences in Philadelph... Read More →
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Philip Masaitis

Student, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences
Currently pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Phil has interned at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, serves as DIA Chapter President at the University of the Sciences, and was selected as the recipient of the 2016 DIA National Student Leadership... Read More →
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Tammy Massie

Mathematical Statistician, Office of Equal Opportunity and Customer Outreach, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Tammy Massie has worked as a mathematical statistician at various centers in the FDA for the past 13 years. In spring 2016, Tammy moved to NIH to perform statistical work on a variety of demographic subgroups within the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Tammy recieved her... Read More →
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Sameer Thapar

Global Pharmacovigilance Director, Oracle HSC
Dr. Sameer Thapar is Oracle Health Science Consulting’s Director of Global Pharmacovigilance and concurrently Professor, Drug safety and Pharmacovigilance, in a Masters level program at a NJ University. As a subject matter expert in pharmacovigilance operations and compliance, he... Read More →


Monday June 27, 2016 8:30am - 9:45am
108A Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA

10:45am

#142: Why We All Need Mentors (and How to Be a Good Mentor to Others)
Limited Capacity seats available

Component Type: Session
Level: Basic
CE: IACET 1.00

Most who are fortunate enough to take an executive course return to the office filled with enthusiasm, ready to implement their new learnings. Unfortunately, the demands of the day job soon crush that enthusiasm. A mentor makes all the difference.

Learning Objectives

Discuss how having a good mentor can "up your game" continually; Describe what makes a good mentor including how they can help you succeed; Explore some of the tools, techniques and skills successful executive coaches use.

Chair

David B. Stein

Speaker

CRA Retention: Insider’s Perspectives on Interventions to Anchor a Tenured, Talented Workforce
Nadia Bracken



Chair
avatar for David Stein

David Stein

Independent eClinical Consultant, D. Bartley Consulting
David Stein is an eClinical Consultant with over 25 years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience ranging from successful start-ups and mergers and acquisitions to managing clinical technology product portfolios for several large companies. He has specialized in product strategy... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Nadia Bracken

Nadia Bracken

Founder and Chief Connector, ClinOps Toolkit
Your go-to girl for superconnecting with clinical research insiders at ClinOps Toolkit in the Facebook and LinkedIn Groups.


Monday June 27, 2016 10:45am - 11:45am
107AB Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA
 
Wednesday, June 29
 

4:00pm

#375: Creating Competent Clinical Research Professionals Through Systematic Evidence Review
Limited Capacity seats available

Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: CME 1.00; IACET 1.00; RN 1.00

Understanding evidence-based systemic reviews requires not only foundational but also integrative, metacognitive skills. This session provides an overview of a successful, graduate-level how-to course as well as key practical takeaways for R&D.

Learning Objectives

Summarize role and importance of understanding evidence analysis for the R&D professional, including those headed for or currently in the pharmaceutical industry; Formulate the general structures of teaching evidence analysis to graduate students and strategies for tailoring to needs of students with widely varying background funds of knowledge.

Chair

Lisa Palladino Kim, MS

Speaker

Using a Meta-Analytic Method to Build Rigorous Thinkers for Clinical Trial Sciences
James Scott Parrott, PhD

CRO Perspective
Otis Johnson



Chair
avatar for Lisa Kim

Lisa Kim

Director of Capstone / Lecturer, Rutgers School of Health Professions
Lisa Palladino Kim, is the Director of Capstone (Field Mentorship) and a Lecturer at Rutgers School of Health Professions MS in Clinical Trial Sciences Program. Lisa has 15 yrs of pharma expertise, concentrated in Clinical Ops (Pt Recruitment, Data Mgt, and Project Mgt), which allowed... Read More →

Speakers
OJ

Otis Johnson

Vice President, Feasibility & Clinical Informatics, ICON, Plc
16 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, ranging from basic immunology research to scientific and operational aspects of clinical research and development. Holds an MPA in Health Policy and Management and a PhD in Management with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational... Read More →
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James Parrott

Associate Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
I have over 25 years of experience working as a methodological and statistical expert both within and outside the university setting in such areas as medical and healthcare research, international law, public health, evidence based medicine, childhood obesity, urban poverty, education... Read More →


Wednesday June 29, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
112AB Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA