Clinical and Translational Research Lecture Series


September 14, 2022
Alison Hall, PhD
"Academic Clinician Investigator Career Paths"

October 17, 2022
Naomi Luban, MD
"Mentorship: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly"

November 3, 2022
Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, MSc
"Clinical Trial Design and Drug Development"

January 11, 2023
David Diemert, MD, FRCP(C), and Noami Luban, MD
"Everything You Wanted to Know About the IRB but Were Afraid to Ask"

February 15, 2023
Thomas Harrod, Associate Director, Reference, Instruction, and Access at Himmelfarb Library & Angela Sarkisian (MSII)
"Preparing abstracts and posters for meeting presentations"


September 29, 2021
Alison Hall, PhD
"Physician Scientist Training and Career Paths"

October 18, 2021
Homa Ahmadzia, Aileen Chang, Ioannis Koutroulis
"Young Investigator Panel"

November 11, 2021
Pamela Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN
"Research Integrity"

January 14, 2022
David Diemert, MD, FRCP(C), and Noami Luban, MD
"Everything You Wanted to Know About the IRB but Were Afraid to Ask"

March 1, 2022
Sam Simmens, Ph.D
"Using Statistical Tools Wisely"


October 15, 2020
Homa Ahmadzia, MD, MPH
"Pitch-Perfect: The Art of Research"

November 17, 2020
James (Jim) E. Bost, MS, PhD
"How to Partner with Your Biostastician"

January 27, 2021
David Diemert, MD, FRCP(C), and Noami Luban, MD
"Everything You Wanted to Know About the IRB but Were Afraid to Ask"

February 17, 2021
Jurran Wilson, CCRP
"Introduction to REDCap"

February 23, 2021
Debra Regier, MD
"Genetic Data Analytics"

April 7, 2021
Thomas Harrod
"Public Health, Media, and Messaging"


October 23, 2019
Homa Ahmadzia, MD, MPH
"My Path from Medical Student to K23 Scholar"

November 6, 2019
Richard Lush, PhD
"Medical Students and Clinical Trials in the GW Cancer Center"

November 11, 2019
Alison Hall, PhD
"Research Pathways in Academic Medicine"

January 15, 2020
David Diemert, MD
"Everything You Wanted to Know about the Institutional Review Board Process but were too Embarrassed to Ask"

January 28, 2020
Naomi Luban, MD
"Tour of Children's Research Institute & Presentations"

May 11, 2020
Beth Tarini, MD, and Monika Goyal, MD
"CTR Student Design Workshop - Ensuring Success in Study Design"


September 21, 2018
Audra N. Iness, MD-Phd Candidate
"APSA and Academic Research Careers"

October 9, 2018
Ericka Boone, PhD
"NIH Loan Repayment Program"

November 5, 2018
Sharjeel Chaudhry, MS3
"Research Training through the Sarnoff Fellowship"

November 27, 2018
Thomas Burklow, MD, FAAP, FACC
"Research in the NIH Medical Student Research Program"

December 4, 2018
Debra Paxton, MA
"Issue of Human Subjects"

February 22, 2019
Naomi Luban, MD, Pam Hynds, PhD, and Debra Paxton, MA
"Case Discussions on Responsible Conduct of Research"

March 6, 2019
Murray Pollack, MD
"Moving Clinical Observations into Research Questions Lecture"

May 14, 2019
Adora Lin, MD, PhD, Michael Shoykhet, MD, PhD, and Nathan Smith, PhD
"Serenpidity in Science"


October 11, 2017
Aileen Chang, MD, MPH
"Research on Management of Vector-Borne Disease"

October 31, 2017
Gaetano R. Lotrecchiano, EdD, PhD
"How Interdisciplinary Teams Enhance Medical Research"

November 8, 2017
Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA
"Research in LGBTQI Communities"

November 15, 2017
Ali Ahmed, MBBS, MPH
"Introduction to Clinical Research Using Medical Record Data"

January 19, 2018
Anna Penn, MD, and Joseph Scafidi, MD
"Serenpidity in Science"

March 6, 2018
Javad Nazarian, PhD, and Mariam Said, MD
"Bench to Bedside"

April 6, 2018
Can Yerebakan, MD
"Surgeon Scientist"

April 16, 2018
Can Yerebakan, MD
"From Ideas to Treatment - Cardiovascular Research and Alternative Therapies for Congenital Heart Disease"


September 6, 2016
Cortni Romaine
"IRB Overview"

September 12, 2016
Gisela Butera
"Creating an Effective Research Poster"

September 27, 2016
Robert Miller, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research
"Finding a Research Mentor"

October 10, 2016
Naomi Luban, MD
"Introduction to Summer Opportunities/Tour of Children's Research Institute Laboratories"

January 23, 2017
Naomi Luban, MD

February 22, 2017
Anamaris Colberg-Poley, PhD
"Preparing Effective Posters for Academic Presentations"

March 16, 2017
Maryanne Rossi, PhD, and Camilla Colvin, MPH
"Informed Consent - What is it All About?"

April 19, 2017
Katherine Kelly, PhD, RN
“Ensuring Culturally Competent Research”


October 2, 2015
Naomi Luban, MD, Lisa Schwartz,EdD, MS, CGC, and Robert Miller, PhD
“Making the Most of Your Mentor”

November 9, 2015
Naomi Luban, MD
“Tour of Children's National Health System (CNHS) and Discussion of Summer Internship Requirement/ Opportunities”

February 24, 2016
Hendy Brem, MD
"Challenges for Translational Research"

March 21, 2016
Mohammad Abu-Rub, MD
"Being a Researcher Post Medical School"

April 11, 2016
Mandi Pratt-Chapman
"Patient Centered Cancer Care and the Provider Communication: You Can't Care for your Patients if you Don't Know Them"


October 22, 2014
Sara Nelson Glick, PhD, MPH; Kavita Parikh, MD; and Catherine Wetmore Gillespie, PhD, MPH
"Clinical Research Methods - Design and Analysis"

November 5, 2014
Naomi Luban, MD
"Tour of Children's Research Institute and Discussion of Summer Opportunities"

February 12, 2015
Larissa May, MD, MSPH and Barbara McGowan
"Creating an Effective Poster for Scientific Result Presentation"

March 11, 2015
Larissa May, MD, MSPH and Lisa Schwartz, EdD, MS, CGC

March 23, 2015
Steven Farmer, MD and Jesse Pines, MD, MBA
"Research Innovation Panel"


October 23, 2013
Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH, FAAP
"HITS for KIDS (Health IT Solutions for Kids):  Knowledge, Translation & Informatics"

November 25, 2013
Floriena Blindenbach-Driessen, PhD & Martha Houle, PhD
"Innovation and Hypothesis Building"

February 19, 2014
Cortni Romaine, BSEd, CCRC
"Research Seminar Series:  Introduction to Human Research Ethics"

March 19, 2014
Cortni Romaine, BSEd, CCRC
"Research Seminar Series:  A Review of Different Types of Research"

March 24, 2014
Chaya Merrill, DrPH
"Community Engagement"

March 28, 2014
Cortni Romaine, BSEd, CCRC
"Research Seminar Series:  Consent and Confidential Data Collection"

April 16, 2014
Cortni Romaine, BSEd, CCRC
"Research Seminar Series:  Office of Human Research"


October 24, 2012
Alan Wertheimer, PhD
"Protection, Overprotection, and Pseudo-protection"

November 7, 2012
Michael Spaeder, MD, MS
"Statistics in Medicine - What do the Numbers Really Mean?"

January 9, 2013
Naomi Luban, MD
"Tour of Children's National Medical Center"

February 11, 2013
Kabir Yadav, MDCM, MS, FACEP
"Taking EBM to the Bedside"

February 25, 2013
Gaetano Lotrecchiano, EdD, PhD
"Team Science"

March 4, 2013
Anamaris Colberg-Poley, PhD and Naomi Luban, MD
"Creating a Compelling Poster and Communicating Your Results"

April 17, 2013
Jeremy Brown, MD
"Missing Data in Clinical Research"