Monday, June 14 • 8:30am - 11:30am
Research Track Workshop: Interested in Global Health Research? Going in with your Eyes Open FULL

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There are numerous global health challenges and a pressing need to develop creative novel solutions to combat these. This 3-hour workshop will target health professionals and new researchers who are interested in planning and participating in global health research. The workshop will include discussion of the various types of global health research including topical, methodological, and organizational differences. It will also encompass discussion of the practicalities of research, including the need for Institutional Review Board approval, developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships, clarifying funding issues, planning appropriately for adequate personnel, ensuring high quality data collection and analysis, and achieving equity when publishing and presenting resulting data. Presenters will engage participants in discussion surrounding the myriad issues associated with getting a study started, using case-studies to illustrate specific challenges new researchers are likely to encounter. Presenters will also provide participants will resources to assist them in generating new ideas for research, identifying funding sources, and writing grant proposals. Participants are encouraged but not required to come to the workshop with nascent ideas for potential research studies.

Monday June 14, 2010 8:30am - 11:30am EDT
Executive Room

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