Robert Wood Johnson Award and Funding Recipients
Ebony B. Carter, MD, an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the School of Medicine, has received a career development award from the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The grant will fund a randomized trial comparing group prenatal care to traditional/individual care for women with Type 2 and gestational diabetes.
Jenine Harris, associate professor at the Brown School, has received a $171,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a program aimed at encouraging and facilitating use of open science to advance public health practice and policy by sharing statistical source code. Open-access statistical code is one strategy to develop open and accessible research and to speed the translation of data to findings.
Originally featured in the Source, Research Wire
Spirit of the Eagles 10th National Conference
CDTR member scholar, Dr. Rodney Haring is the lead organizer of this year's Spirit of the Eagle National Conference, “Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength through Tradition and Science.” This event is co-hosted by the Mayo Clinic and Roswell Park Cancer Institute and will take place in Niagara Falls, NY. All who work with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) community-based health promotion and disease prevention are welcome to join. Call for abstracts due April 14th. More information here.
Global Diabetes Conference and Medicare Expo Keynote Speaker
Dr. Eduardo Simoes, Health Informatics in Diabetes Research Core Director, is presenting at the 16th Global Diabetes Conference and Medicare Expo in Rome, Italy March 22-23, 2017. Dr. Simoes will highlight work produced from CDTR collaboration, titled Effect of information technology and informatics on the treatment and control of type 2 diabetes.