2021 Scholars Symposium Information

Keynote address by Elizabeth O. Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC.

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Join us as we celebrate our iTHRIV scholars at the 4th Annual iTHRIV Scholars Clinical Translational Research Symposium on October 19 at 1 PM. Each year, the symposium includes a keynote address from a distinguished translational researcher, an information session for prospective scholars, and research lightning talks from our current cohort and recent graduates. This year’s event will be virtual and registration is required.

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iTHRIV Scholars Symposium 2021 - 19 October 2021

 

12:00 pm

Scholars + keynote speaker - CLOSED SESSION

 

​12:30 pm

 

Info session about iTHRIV Scholars program

Q&A after brief intro presentation

 

1:00 pm

 

Welcome Intro remarks from institutional leadership

Elizabeth Magill, Provost of Univ. Virginia

Cyril Clarke, Provost of Virginia Tech

 

1:10 pm

Keynote speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Ofili, Inclusive Excellence-Why it Matters for Scientific Discovery and Health Equity

 

1:50 pm

Questions for keynote

 

2:00 pm

Scholar Research Lightning Presentations begin

3:00 pm

Closing remarks

The following Scholars will present research lightning talks at this year's symposium

  • Julia Basso, PhD - Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at VT college of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

  • Laurie Brenner, PhD - Department of Neurology, UVA School of Medicine

  • Silas Culver, MD –Department of Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, UVA School of Medicine

  • Alexandra DiFeliceantonio, PhD - Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

  • Tanya Evans, PhD - Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, UVA School of Education and Human Development

  • Jessie Gibson, PhD, RN - Acute and Specialty Care, UVA School of Nursing

  • Brittany Howell, PhD - Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

  • Lee Ann Johnson, PhD, RN - Acute and Specialty Care, UVA School of Nursing

  • Shawna Klahn, DVM - Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, VT Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Lisa Letzkus, PhD, RN - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental Pediatrics, UVA School of Medicine

  • Daniel Levin, MD - Department of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, UVA School of Medicine

  • Nicole Long, PhD - Department of Psychology, UVA College of Arts and Sciences

  • Gregory Madden, MD - Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases and International Health, UVA School of Medicine

  • Kazlin Mason, PhD, CCC-SLP - Department of Human Services, UVA School of Education and Human Development

  • Amanda Nguyen, PhD – Youth-Nex, UVA School of Education and Human Development

  • Adema Ribic, PhD - Department of Psychology, UVA College of Arts and Sciences

  • Kelly Shaffer, PhD – Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, UVA School of Medicine

  • Sora Shin, PhD - Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

  • Jeff Sturek, MD, PhD – Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UVA School of Medicine

  • Kara Wiseman, PhD, MPH - Department of Public Health Sciences, UVA School of Medicine