3rd Annual iTHRIV Scholars Clinical Translational Research Symposium

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

1 pm to 3:15 pm

Virtual Posters ARE LIVE click here to view the Mozilla Hubs room



Zoom Registration Link:

This link registers you for the events occurring between 1 pm and 2 pm as well as 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm.

No separate registration is required for Break Out Sessions



1:00 pm – 1:10 pm Welcome and Introductions. Leaders from UVA and VTC.                 


1:10 pm – 1:15 pm Introduction of Jacqueline Y. Taylor, PhD. Speaker:  Meghan Mattos, PhD, RN


1:15 pm - 1:50 pm Presentation:  Using Genomic and Environmental Methods to Unravel Hypertension  Health  Disparities in Black Women. Speaker:  Jacqueline Y. Taylor, PhD (Columbia University)


1:50 pm – 2:00 pm Q&A with Dr. Jacqueline Taylor

                                   Moderator:  Meghan Mattos, PhD, RN



2:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Q&A:  An introduction to the iTHRIV Scholars Program and new RFP.  

                                    Moderators:  Jason Papin, PhD and Donna T. Chen MD, MPH

                                    Meeting ID: 926 8944 1526 / Passcode: 617741





2:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Q&A:  Mentoring best practices in clinical and translational research.

                                    Moderators:  Bradford B. Worrall, MD, MSc and Leanna Blevins, PhD

                                    Meeting ID: 950 2045 5846 / Passcode: 952838





2:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Q&A with Jacqueline Y. Taylor, PhD:  This is an iTHRIV Scholars Closed Session.

                                    Moderator:  J. Nick Brenton, MD

                                    Participants will be moved into a breakout room within the main meeting room.


MAIN SESSION (return after breakout sessions)


2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Q&A Panel with iTHRIV Scholar Alumni.

                                   This panel will take place in the main event Zoom room (link at top of page).

                                   Moderator(s):  Donna Chen, MD, MPH and Jason Papin, PhD

                                   Panelists:  J. Nicholas Brenton, MD

                                                      Thomas Hartka, MD, MS

                                                      Meghan Mattos, PhD, RN

                                                      Sana Syed, MBBS, MS, MSDS


3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Closing Remarks.

                                    Presenter:  Leanna Blevins, PhD


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