When: Second Tuesday and third Monday of each month.
Time: Noon
Where: Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), Room 5750 C, or Williams Building, Boardroom. If the event is held at the Williams Building, the meeting time is from 5 pm to 6:30 pm

Please check the dates of the seminar as this will determine the location of the event.

Please email or call Lois Barlow for location, lois.barlow@utah.edu or 801-213-2504

The CCTS sponsors K-Club, a monthly lunchtime meeting for early-career clinical and translational researchers. Each meeting features a speaker who is preparing a grant application, which may be a career development award such as NIH individual K award proposal or VA Career Development award, or an independent research project proposal such as a first R01.

The speaker presents his or her Specific Aims page to a group of peers and senior investigators and receives feedback about the science, career development plan, and writing. This is a safe environment for those early in their research careers to benefit from the expertise of senior investigators who want them to be successful. It also provides a venue for peer investigators to learn from each other. Senior faculty from pediatrics, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and psychiatry are regular participants.

Lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you would like to present at K-Club please email Lois.Barlow@utah.edu with your name, project title, and when your proposal is due.

Upcoming Presenters

Date Speaker Topic
November 13, 2018 HSEB 5750C Jessica Sanders, PhD, MSPH  
Obstetrics and Gynecology Dept.
Title:Evaluating The Utah Medicaid Family Planning 1115 Waiver and Concurrent Family Planning Programs. 
Type of Grant: TBA

December 11, 2018
Nelangi Pinto, MD  
Title:Which Way to Go, The Quest to Improve Prenatal Diagnosis
Type of Grant: TBA
February 25, 2019 Julie Fritz, PhD, PT, ATC  
Orthopaedics Dept.
Title:Adaptive Trial Designs
Type of Grant: TBA
March 18, 2019 Lyen Huang, MD, MPH  
Surgery Dept.
Title:Promoting Opiod Stewardship After Surgery In Rural Populations
Type of Grant: TBA
April 9, 2019 Omar Wever-Pinzon, MD,   
Cardiovascular Div.
Title:Role of DNA Methylation in Cardiac Failure & Recovery
Type of Grant: TBA

May 14, 2019 Jessica Cohan, MD,MAS   
Surgery Dept.
Title:Surgical Decision Making for Diverticulitis: A Path Forward
Type of Grant: TBA
May 20, 2019 Marcela Smid, MD,MS, MA   
Obgyn Dept.
Type of Grant: TBA
June 11, 2019 Jennifer Workman, MD,MS   
Pediatrics Dept.
Title:Improving Pediatric Sepsis Care Across the Continuum 
Type of Grant: TBA
August 13, 2019 Aubrey Jones, PharmD,   
Pharmacotherapy Dept.
Title:A Targeted Anticoagulation Patient Education Module to Improve Knowledge & Outcomes
Type of Grant: TBA
August 19, 2019 Lyen Huang, MD, MPH Surgery Dept. Title:Promoting Opioid Disposal After Surgery in Rural Communities
Type of Grant: TBA
September 10, 2019 Kim Brunisholz, PhD, Epidemiology Div. Title:Reducing Antibiotic Use for Respiratory Conditions: Adaptive Implementation of Core Elements in Antibiotic Stewardship Program.
Type of Grant: TBA
September 16, 2019 Laith Al-Rabadi, MD, Nephrology Div. Title:Assessing Autosomal Recessive Alport By DNA Variants and Novel Ophthalmologic Approaches
Type of Grant: TBA
October 1, 2019 Lindsay Keegan, PhD, Epidemiology Div. Title:Epidemiological and Genomic Approaches to Identify and Control Transmission Events of Hospital Associated Infections
Type of Grant: TBA
November 5, 2019 Tristan Timbrook, PharmD, MBA, BCPS. Pharmacotherapy Dep. Title:Characteristics of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Associated with Optimal Use of Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Bloodstream Infections Among Veterans Affairs Medical Centers
Type of Grant: TBA
November 25, 2019 Cynthia Furse, PhD & Huanan Zhang, PhD Title: Charactheristics of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Associated with Optimal Use of Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Bloodstream Infections Among Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.* this event will be held at the Williams Building
December 03, 2019 Nicola Camp, PhD, Internal Medicine Dept.  Title:Taking Transcriptomes to New Dimensions
Type of Grant: TBA
December 16, 2019 Kent Lai, PhD, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology Dept.  Title: Innovative Therapies and Tools for Rare Metabolic Disorders. * this event will be held at the Williams Building
January 7, 2020 Lauren Theilen, MD, Ob.& Gyn Dept. Title:Improving Cardiovascular Health Among Women with a History of Preeclampsia
Type of Grant: TBA
January 6, 2020 Casey Gradick, MD Title: Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care Program.* this event will be held at the Williams Building
March 3, 2020 Brian Stagg, MD, Ophthalmology Dept. Title: Using Clinical Decision Support for Glaucoma Testing Frequency
April 7, 2020 Lisa Taylor-Swanson, PhD, Nursing Dept. Title: Investigating Interoceptive Awareness And Emotion Regulation In The Context Of Acupuncture For The Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain.

https://lms.utah.zoom.us/j/569855700?pwd=LzFWa2x6eU42a3BmdTJlcDRSRGF4Zz09  Meeting ID: 569 855 700 Password: 687342

May 19, 2020 Amy Cizik, MD Orthopedic Dept.

Title: The Clinical Utility of Patient Reported Outcomes Measures at the Point of Care.

https://lms- utah.zoom.us/j/ 95517734635

Meeting ID: 955 1773 4635 Password: 242081

May 26, 2020 Lyen Huang, MD, MPH, FACS, Surgery, Family & Preventative Medicine

Title: Developing & Testing Surgical Opioid Stewardship Interventions in Rural Hospitals

https://lms-utah.zoom.us/j/ 99718278205

Meeting ID: 997 1827 8205 Password: 288387

August 4, 2020 Brett Einerson, MD, MPH, FACOG Obstetrics & Gynecology Dept.

Title: Conservative Management as an Alternative to Hysterectomy for Placenta Acreete Spectru

https://lms-utah.zoom.us/j/ 98845377456

Meeting ID: 988 4537 7456 

September 1, 2020 Melissa Dixon, PhD, MS                Pediatrics Dept.

Title: Evaluation of Functional Connectivity on Childhood Onset Myotonic Dystrophy

https://lms-utah.zoom.us/j/ 94214007871

Meeting ID: 942 1400 7871

September 29, 2020 Susan Zickmund, PhD.                Internal Medicine Dept.

Title: ABC's of Mixed Methods Research: Questions Asked and Answered

https://lms-utah.zoom.us/j/ 95134411989

Meeting ID: 951 3441 1989

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