CTSI Events & Programming
Upcoming Science Cafes
Join us October 31, 2017 @ 5:30 p.m. for a discussion around understanding food and nutrition labels and how they can lead to healthy food choices and weight loss. If you missed a topic that interests you, stream or download it today! Learn more and register today.
CTSI Academy: Current and Upcoming Training Opportunities
Check out the current CTSI Academy offerings today! Current and upcoming training opportunities include clinical and translational research seminars, boot camp for clinical research management, and a human research practices and compliance course. Stay tuned for future offerings later this year. Learn more and register for current offerings here.
8th Annual Milwaukee Regional Research Forum
Please join the CTSI and the Milwaukee Regional Research Forum for a luncheon and panel discussion on the Opioid Epidemic: Why Us, Why Now, What to Do? Addressing Our Community in Crisis Through Research and Discovery.
Friday, October 27
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Timothy Westlake, MD, FACEP, FFSMB, an Emergency Physician at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. Dr. Westlake is Vice Chairman of the State Medical Examining Board, a member of the State Controlled Substances Board, and a Member of the Governor’s Taskforce on Opioid Abuse. He has worked with both Wisconsin US Senators on several opioid reform bills (the VA opioid reforms as found in title IX of the recently passed CARA Act, also the pain scale ending PROP Act, as well as the fentanyl analog scheduling SOFA Act.) He has worked closely with state legislators, agencies and policy makers and guided and became the physician architect of the State’s prescription opioid reform strategy. He was named the 2017 Physician Citizen of the Year by the Wisconsin Medical Society for all his volunteer efforts in shaping prescription opioid reform.
A panel discussion will be moderated by Rob Henken, of Public Policy Forum, followed by questions and answers. This year’s panelists include:
- Wisconsin Attorney General, Brad Schimel
- Dr. Timothy Westlake
- Dr. E. Brooke Lerner, PhD
- Fire Captain Joshua Parish
We hope to see you there! Learn more about MRRF by visiting the CTSI website.
NCATS Highlights CTSI Discovery Radio
NCATS highlighted CTSI’s Discovery Radio expansion into the podcast world! We are excited to see CTSI Discovery Radio’s reach grow as we share stories about translational research happening across our communities. Learn more or stream or download the show today!
November 7 – November 9 2017
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Join us November 7-9, 2017 for the 19th annual SBIR/STTR conference. Check out the recently updated agenda – we are excited to have former Governor & 19th HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson join us for a lunch keynote! Register today before it is too late! Visit the event page online for more details or download the event flyer.
Minority Supplements for your RO1
Have you considered NIH Diversity/Minority supplements for your R01? Diversity supplements support students, postdocs, and early career faculty collaborators from backgrounds underrepresented in science for the remaining life of your research grant. Considering one? Then check out these great tips! Learn more.