Swedish Research - Workshop Series

Swedish Research - Workshop Series

NWABR has contracted with Swedish to run a series of three half day research-focused workshops aimed at mentoring physicians, junior investigators and other research staff.

These workshops are free for Swedish Research staff and other guests invited by Swedish.

The series of three workshops will be held from approcimately 8:30AM-1:00PM on the following dates:

  • Friday, January 17, 2020.  
  • Tuesday, March 17 2020.
  • Tuesday, May 19 2020 - Register Here

The speakers for the first conference held in January 2020 were:

  • Dr. James Bowen (Swedish)
  • Dr. Kathryn Schuff (OHSU) - The role of IRBs in research, consent, broad consent, and biorepositories.
  • Ms. Stephanie Christopher (Providence) - Tools for Advancing Patient-Centered Clinical Trials
  • Dr. Lynn Rose (Benaroya Research Institute and University of Washington) - An overview as to why the FDA is involved in the regulation of biomedical research, what you need to do be ready for and IND application and how to stay audit ready.

The speakers for the second conference to be held on March 17, 2020, will include:

  • Mandy Morneault, University of Washington - Root Cause Analysis and Corrective and Preventative Actions.
  • Terri Butler, ITHS - Bringing Therapeutics, Medical Devices and Diagnostics to Market.
  • Bill Howe, University of Washington - Using Visualizations to compelling report data and also as a decision making aid.

The  following speaker has been confirmed for the third conference to be held on May 19, 2020:

  • Abraham Flaxman, University of Washington - Ideation: a fresh approach to brainstorming new ideas.
  • Jennifer Byrne, CEO JAVARA, North Carolina - Clinical Research as a Care Option to the Patient, to the Provider, to the System, to the Sponsor


  • Kelly Willenberg, Kelly Willenberg and Associates - Keeping Conflict out of Research Compliance.


The March conference will be held virtually through the GoToMeeting service.

Register Here for Workshop 3 

For more information about this conference, please contact Mr. Ken Gordon (206) 595-2450 or email Mr. Gordon at: executivedirector@nwabr.org.  

This workshop series is made possible through a grant received by Swedish from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.


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