Scholar Interview: Vijaya Bhatt, MD

Dr. Vijaya Bhatt, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine Division of Oncology & Hematology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is also a recipient of the 2018 Great Plains IDeA CTR Scholar Award.

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Combating sex trafficking with the help of tattoo artists

Shireen Rajaram, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion in the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center hosted a public meeting on May 23rd, 2019, to discuss the role that tattoo artists play in detecting and fighting sex trafficking.

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Establishing a New Clinical-Translational Research Laboratory

The first Early-Career Research Faculty Forum topic is, “Establishing a New Clinical-Translational Research Laboratory.” In other words, how do you build a new research program from the ground up? What do you prioritize? It can be complicated and daunting to establish a new laboratory. Please feel free to…

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Research studio program offered to full-time faculty

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR coordinates a studio program which offers a dynamic and integrative way of increasing and improving the quality of clinical and translational research. This program was developed by Vanderbilt University, and has been implemented at various institutions across the country.

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Topic Requests for Future Forums

In order for the Early Career Research Faculty Forum to be successful, it must provide relevant and new information and resources to early career researchers within the Great Plains IDeA-CTR network. If you have an idea or issue that you would like to be discussed, please post ideas…

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General Discussion for Early-Career Researchers

One of the goals of the Early Career Research Faculty Forum is to promote conversation and peer-mentoring between junior faculty members, as well as to provide resources from leaders within the Great Plains IDeA-CTR network. In this thread, please post any questions or comments that you have related…

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Scholar Interview: Janelle Beadle, PhD

Dr. Janelle Beadle, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is also a recipient of the 2018 Great Plains IDeA CTR Scholar Award.

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