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WEBINAR

USDeN-Funded Pilot & Grant Planning Award Application Information Session (2022-2023 Cycle)

Presenter: Drs. Amanda Mixon and Sandra Simmons

October 14, 2021   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

WEBINAR

D2D Initiative: Drive to Deprescribe - Optimizing Medication use in PALTC

Presenter: Jennifer Pruskowski, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCGP – Associate Director for Education and Evaluation, Pittsburgh Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

 November 30, 2021   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

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Past Webinars

Deprescribing trials in palliative care: lessons learned from the statin deprescribing trial

Presenter: Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH – Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Co-chair, Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group

September 14, 2021 | 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Measuring Medication Burden

Presenter: Andrew Zullo, PharmD, PhD – Assistant Professor, Departments of Health Services, Policy, and Practice and Epidemiology at Brown School of Public Health

July 14, 2021

Co-sponsored by the US Deprescribing Research Network and the AGING Initiative

Clin-STAR Webinar - Pound of Cure: Understanding and Incorporating Missing Data into Biostatistical Analyses

Presenters: Terrence E. Murphy, PhD 

July 13, 2021   |  3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern / 11:00AM – 12:00 PM Pacific

This session is designed to:

  1. Recognize the two major types of missing data (MAR and MNAR)
  2. Understand the analytical need and strategy for multiple imputation
  3. Learn how to incorporate multiple imputation into statistical models

Clin-STAR Webinar - Ounce of Prevention: Strategies to Prevent Missing Data in Primary Data Collection

Presenters: Katy Araujo and Mary Geda

June 29, 2021   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific

This session is designed to:

  1. Understand negative effects of missing data
  2. Identify prevention strategies to minimize missing data in primary data collection
  3. Review real-world examples used in successful clinical trials

Safely Starting, Using, and Stopping Drugs: Indications Rx, Cancel Rx, and ADR Monitoring

Presenter: Dr. Gordon (Gordy) Schiff

June 22, 2021   |  1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific

Dr. Schiff reports on conceptual and practical issues related to 3 key issues for safer, more effective and patient-centered medication use—

  1. incorporating drug indication into prescribing and prescriptions for patients,
  2. the new SureScripts Cancel Rx functionality to better ensure that when medications are discontinued in the patients EMR, they are also stopped from being dispensed by the pharmacy, and
  3. ongoing efforts to monitor patients on medications, especially people newly started on these medications, to surveil for adverse drugs reactions and non-adherence.

He presents data from 3 recent/ongoing projects working on these issues including a head to head comparison of an indications-based prescribing prototype with CPOE ordering in Epic and CERNER EHR Systems.

What does stakeholder engagement got to do with it?

Presenter(s): Ms. Carol lee Thorpe, Ms. Laura Trejo, & Dr. Phyllis Willis

Moderator: Dr. Catherine Sarkisian

April 13, 2021   |  1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific

The session is designed to foster a better understanding of stakeholder engagement in research to: 1) Enhance real-life value and insight to studies and for the communities being served, 2) Equitably represent and enhance the relevancy and use of the research.

Social Media as a Tool for Career Development

Presenter(s): Drs. Emmy Betz, Anand Iyer, Alex Smith, & Ms. Wynn Tranfield

Moderator: Dr. Jay Magaziner

March 17, 2021   |  1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific

This webinar was organized by the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) in partnership with the AGING Initiative, RCMAR Coordinating Center, OAIC Early Career Faculty Group, US Deprescribing Research Network, Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center and Clin-STAR Coordinating Center

From RCTs to population-wide scale up: Using implementation science to get people deprescribing

Presenter: Dr. Justin Turner

March 16, 2021   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Design of a pragmatic RTC of a pharmacist-led hyperpolypharmacy deprescribing intervention

Presenter: Dr. Lisa J. Herrinton

January 12, 2021   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Pharmaceutical Use and Brain Health

Presenter: Dr. Zachary Marcum

November 24, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

USDeN-Funded Pilot & Grant Planning Award Application Information Session

Presenters: Drs. Amanda Mixon & Sandra Simmons

November 3, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Development of a Deprescribing Intervention for Older Patients with Complex Multimorbidity

Presented by Dr. Susan Smith

September 22, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Succeeding in Aging Research During the Pandemic: A Webinar for Research Fellows and Junior Faculty​

Co-Sponsored with: AGS Research Committee, Clin-STAR, Pepper Center (OAIC) Network​

Presenters:

  • Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH – Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins; co-Principal Investigator, US Deprescribing Research Network, and Vice-Chair, AGS Research Committee
  • Cynthia Brown, MD, MSPH – Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics Division Chief, University of Alabama Birmingham
  • Andrew Cohen, MD, DPhil – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale
  • Michael Steinman, MD – Professor of Medicine, UCSF and co-Principal Investigator, US Deprescribing Research Network
  • Heather Whitson, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke and Chair, AGS Research Committee
  • Susan Zieman, MD, PhD – Medical Officer, National Institute on Aging and Executive Committee, Clin-STAR Coordinating Center

July 10, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Team Alice: Leveraging Tragedy into Action

Presented by Mary Brennan-Taylor, Dr. Ranjit Singh, & Dr. Robert Wahler

June 16, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Leveraging Real-World Health Care Data to Examine Deprescribing of Medications of Questionable Benefit

Presented by Dr. Carolyn Thorpe

March 3, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Shed-MEDS: A Patient-Centered Deprescribing Trial

Presented by Dr. Eduard Vasilevskis and Dr. Sandra Simmons

February 4, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

Network-funded pilot and grant planning awards – information for potential applicants

Presented by Dr. Amanda Mixon and Dr. Sandra Simmons

January 7, 2020   |  2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 – 12:00 PM Pacific

The US Deprescribing Research Network –
What it is and what it can do for you

Presented by Dr. Cynthia Boyd and Dr. Michael Steinman

December 3, 2019  |  3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 – 1:00 PM Pacific

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