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Jan
28
Thu
2021
WISE Indiana Monthly Mingle – January 2021
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

On the 4th Thursday of every other month in 2021, WISE Indiana will host Monthly Mingle networking sessions. These discussions are intended to be casual and collaborative – participants can go for a walk or eat lunch while engaging in the networking session!

On January 28, Umberto Tachinardi and Kosali Simon will highlight COVID-19 data through CoRDaCo and N3C and having a discussion about ways to get involved in COVID-19-related research.

Register here.

WISE Indiana is a partnership between the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Monon Collaborative and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to engage Indiana’s nationally-recognized academic experts to evaluate and inform Indiana practices, programs and policies. This partnership aligns with and furthers the visions of both organizations by facilitating timely, high-quality evidence-informed research, evaluation and analysis to the benefit of all Hoosiers.

Feb
26
Fri
2021
Indiana CTSI Retreat: Purdue University
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The virtual Indiana CTSI retreat hosted by Purdue University will take place on Friday, February 26. The theme will be, “Developing innovative medical devices: From concept to clinic.” The event will be centered around navigating the regulatory pathway for medical devices by talking with leaders at the FDA, clinicians, researchers and other industry experts.

Registration information is available here.

Dr. Jeffrey E. Shuren, MD, JD,, Director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), will be featured during an hour-long keynote discussion. Participants in the retreat will be invited to engage in this interactive conversation.

In his leadership of CDRH, Shuren is responsible for the review of FDA-regulated medical devices and diagnostics in the United States and for helping to facilitate medical device innovation, including overseeing devices and diagnostics related to COVID-19. He also provides vision, leadership, and strategic direction regarding the regulation of medical devices in the United States and engagement with international partners.

The keynote discussion will be one of several opportunities during the retreat to connect with other key leaders at the FDA, as well as clinicians, university researchers and industry experts. Some of those people include:

  • FDA leaders:
    • Timothy Stenzel, MD, PhD, Director of the Office for In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health, responsible for reviewing COVID and other diagnostic tests
    • Bakul Patel, Director of the FDA’s Digital Health Center of Excellence; digital health includes mobile health, wearable devices, telehealth, and personalized medicine
    • Nicole Ibrahim, Director of the Division of Circulatory Support, Structural and Vascular Devices, with extensive experience in pediatric medical devices
    • Misti Malone, PhD, Assistant Director for Peripheral Interventional Devices, with extensive experience in drug-device combination products
  • Industry experts:
    • Kay Taylor, Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Life Science and IDS, Becton Dickinson
    • Subbu Venkatraman, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Eko
    • Ram Iyer, Global Director of Regulatory Science, Cook Medical
    • Amra Racic, Sr. Regulatory Affairs Program Manager, Medtronic
  • Clinicians:
    • David Reuter, PhD, Director, Cardiac Innovations at Seattle Children’s
    • Nabil Dib, MD, Founder and President, International Society for Cardiovascular Translational Research (ISCTR)
    • Two others, who will be announced later
  • Leadership from the Purdue University Biomedical Engineering program
    • George Wodicka, PhD, Dane A. Miller Head of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Aaron Lottes, PhD, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
    • Craig Goergen, PhD, Leslie A. Geddes Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Jacqueline Linnes, PhD, Marta E. Gross Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Chi Hwan Lee, PhD, Leslie A. Geddes Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Hyowon (Hugh) Lee, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Participants in the retreat will also have the opportunity to hear presentations and a panel discussion with the following FDA experts and industry leaders:

  • Andrew Farb, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Cardiovascular Devices, FDA
  • Douglas Kelly, MD, Center for Devices & Radiological Health Deputy Center Director for Science, FDA
  • Neal Fearnot, PhD, President of MED Institute Incorporated and Cook Advanced Technologies
  • Rob Lyles, President of Cook Regentec
Mar
10
Wed
2021
Indiana CTSI Retreat: University of Notre Dame
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

The virtual Indiana CTSI retreat hosted by the University of Notre Dame will take place on Wednesday, March 10.

The theme will be, “Social and Structural Determinants of Health.”

Registration and other information is forthcoming.

Mar
25
Thu
2021
WISE Indiana Monthly Mingle – March 2021
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

On the 4th Thursday of every other month in 2021, WISE Indiana will host Monthly Mingle networking sessions. These discussions are intended to be casual and collaborative – participants can go for a walk or eat lunch while engaging in the networking session!

On March 25, there will be a WISE Indiana Monthly Mingle event. The topic will be announced at a later date.

Register here.

WISE Indiana is a partnership between the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Monon Collaborative and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to engage Indiana’s nationally-recognized academic experts to evaluate and inform Indiana practices, programs and policies. This partnership aligns with and furthers the visions of both organizations by facilitating timely, high-quality evidence-informed research, evaluation and analysis to the benefit of all Hoosiers.

Apr
22
Thu
2021
Indiana CTSI Retreat: Indiana University-Bloomington @ Virtual hosted by IU Bloomington
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The virtual Indiana CTSI retreat hosted by Indiana University-Bloomington will take place on Thursday, April 22.

The theme will be, “Mental Health.”

Registration and other information is forthcoming.

May
27
Thu
2021
WISE Indiana Monthly Mingle – May 2021
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

On the 4th Thursday of every other month in 2021, WISE Indiana will host Monthly Mingle networking sessions. These discussions are intended to be casual and collaborative – participants can go for a walk or eat lunch while engaging in the networking session!

On May 27, Ashley Clark, Director of the Center for Survey Research (CSR) at Indiana University, will discuss the value of CSR and survey methodology to enhance research.

Register here. 

WISE Indiana is a partnership between the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Monon Collaborative and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to engage Indiana’s nationally-recognized academic experts to evaluate and inform Indiana practices, programs and policies. This partnership aligns with and furthers the visions of both organizations by facilitating timely, high-quality evidence-informed research, evaluation and analysis to the benefit of all Hoosiers.

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