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Leveraging Lessons of the Pandemic to Accelerate Discovery
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December 8 - 10, 2021
Add-on Session! January 25, 2022

The impact of the pandemic on academic health centers and the groundbreaking research they do every day will continue in 2022 and beyond. Academic health centers will continue to lead in medical breakthroughs and innovative discoveries, while experiencing changing systems and processes. Join your colleagues at the AAHC Research Meeting, themed Leveraging Lessons of the Pandemic to Accelerate Discovery, to share your experiences and lessons learned during the pandemic and how you are accelerating discovery going forward. 

Registration is open for the final session on Global Collaboration and Research Partnerships, to be held 11:00 am ET January 25, 2022.

Sessions held included an NIH update on ARPA-H, peer discussion on the reimagining of clinical trials, and how to measure the impact of academic research in the post-COVID world. Presentations from these sessions will be available soon.

Be sure your research leadership takes part as these engaging dialogues continue on the important work happening at academic health centers and the importance of international research partnerships.

NOTE: The December 10, 2021 session on Global Collaboration and Research Partnerships was POSTPONED to January 25, 2022 11:00am ET. Registration is open.

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  • December 8, 2021
  • December 9, 2021
  • December 10, 2021

All session times are listed in Eastern Time.

10:00 – 11:00 am

Reimagining of Clinical Trials

Dawn M. Furey, Vice President, Portfolio Delivery Operations, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Anthony Gordon MD, FRCA, FFICM, NIHR Research Professor, Imperial College London
Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, FAAP, FCCP, Vice President for Research and Institutional Official, Tulane University
William G. Powderly, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Director, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University in St. Louis
3:00 – 4:00 pm

NIH Update on ARPA-H

Speakers:

Facilitator: Jennifer L. Larsen, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Tara A. Schwetz, PhD, Associate Deputy Director, NIH, Former Assistant Director for Biomedical Science Initiatives, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
Lawrence A. Tabak, DDS, PhD, Principal Deputy Director, NIH

All session times are listed in Eastern Time.

10:00 – 11:00 am

Measuring Impact of Academic Research in the Post-Covid World

Facilitator: Kevin H. Gardner, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Louisville
Thomas Flaig, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Leslie J. Parent, MD, Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research, Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, Penn State University
Frank Rühli, EMBA, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Founding Chair and Director, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich
Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, Vice President for Research (interim) and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UT Health San Antonio

All session times are listed in Eastern Time.

POSTPONED

Global Collaboration and Research Partnerships

NOTE: This session has been postponed to January 25, 2022  11:00am ET

Reimagining of Clinical Trials

Dawn M. Furey, Vice President, Portfolio Delivery Operations, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

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Anthony Gordon MD, FRCA, FFICM, NIHR Research Professor, Imperial College London

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Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, FAAP, FCCP, Vice President for Research and Institutional Official, Tulane University 

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William G. Powderly, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Director, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University in St. Louis 

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NIH Update on ARPA-H

FACILITATOR:  Jennifer L. Larsen, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tara A. Schwetz, PhD, Associate Deputy Director, NIH, Former Assistant Director for Biomedical Science Initiatives, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President 

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Lawrence A. Tabak, DDS, PhD, Principal Deputy Director, NIH 


Measuring Impact of Academic Research in the Post-Covid World

Facilitator: Kevin H. Gardner, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Louisville

Thomas Flaig, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 

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Leslie J. Parent, MD, Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research, Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, Penn State University 

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Frank Rühli, EMBA, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Founding Chair and Director, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich 

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Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, Vice President for Research (interim) and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UT Health San Antonio

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For additional information, please contact international@aahcdc.org.