Research Matters Lecture Series

Schedule of Research Matters lectures presented by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at UT Southwestern Medical Center. All lectures take place from noon to 1 p.m. in room D1.602 on the South Campus. 

DateTopicSpeakers
Sept. 3, 2014 Updates from the Office of Research Administration Angela Wishon, Vice President, Office of Research Administration
David Ngo, Asst. Vice President, Sponsored Programs Administration
Jamilah Wood, Director, Research and Academic Compliance, Office of Compliance
Mary Jo Cascardo, Clinical Research Finance Analyst, Office of Research Administration
Julia Spesivtseva, Senior IRB Coordinator, Office of Research Administration
Oct. 1, 2014 Avoiding common errors in new study submissions Mary Jo Cascardo, Clinical Research Finance Analyst, Office of Research Administration
Kimberly Taylor, Trainer, Academic Information Systems
Vicki McNamara & Julia Spesivtseva, Senior IRB Coordinators, Office of Research Administration
Nov. 5, 2014 Enrolled in research without consent? Emergency medicine research & exception from informed consent Ahamed Idris, M.D., Professor, Department of Surgery, Internal Medicine 
Dec. 3, 2014 Quality assurance/quality improvement and research that does not require IRB oversight Vicki McNamara and Julia Spesivtseva, Senior IRB Coordinators, Office of Research Administration
Jan. 7, 2015 New Site Approval Form
replacing the NR3 
Diane Sheppard, Director, Research Protections
Deborah Town, Director, Research Administration, Children's Health
David Whiting, Sr. Clinical Research Program Analyst, Office of Research Administration, Parkland Health and Hospital System
Jean Hoyt-Sehnert, Research Compliance Coordinator, Education - University Hospital Administration
Feb. 4, 2015 Controversial case studies Vicki McNamara and Julia Spesivtseva, Senior IRB Coordinators, Office of Research Administration Discussion facilitated by: Michael Rubin, M.D., Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, Neurology & Neurotherapeutics
March 4, 2015

Revisions and additions to eIRB help text and commonly missed eIRB Smart Form Application items. 

Vicki McNamara and Julia Spesivtseva, Senior IRB Coordinators, Office of Research Administration
April 1, 2015

Interactive Play, “The Drama of DNA.”

IRB Staff

May 6, 2015 TBD  TBD