Ochsner Hosts Responsible Conduct in Research Lecture Series

Added on Mar 25, 2008 | Filed Under: General News

NEW ORLEANS - Ochsner Health System is currently hosting a lecture series on Responsible Conduct in Research.  The series will take place on in Monroe Hall at Ochsner Medical Center, located at 1514 Jefferson Highway.  Admission is free and the series is open to the public.  The schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 12pm:
    Corrective Action Plans (Wendy Portier, RN, MSN, CHC Compliance Officer, Director of Compliance)
     
  • Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at 12pm:
    Investigator Responsibilities (Barbara Wright FDA Field Investigator)
     
  • Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 12pm:
    Informed Consent (Stephanie Pawlak, BA Project Manager, Clinical Research)
     
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at 12pm:
    Writing Protocols for In-house Studies (Joseph Breault, MD, ScD, MPH, CIP Chair, Ochsner Institutional Review Boards)
     
  • Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 12pm:
    Nursing Research (Karen Rice, DNS(c), APRN, BC, CNS, ANP Program Director, The Center for Nursing Research)
     
  • Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 12pm:
    Disputed Questions in Research Ethics: Data & Tissue Repositories (Marianna Bledsoe, M.A., Senior Health Policy Analyst, Clinical Research Policy Analysis and Coordination Program, Office of Science Policy in the Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health)

Ochsner Health System (http://www.ochsner.org/) is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education.  The system includes seven hospitals and 33 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana.  Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and 450 clinical research trials annually.  Ochsner was ranked one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years.  Ochsner was ranked as "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007.  Ochsner has over 10,000 employees system-wide.

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