Southern California Chapter: Research Methods and Study Design in Community-Based Research Programs

When:  Aug 21, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM (PT)

Research Methods and Study Design in Community-Based Research Programs

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Dr. Donald Morisky, Professor Emeritus, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Program Agenda:

  • 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Program Description: This workshop will build the participants knowledge, understanding, and awareness in critical issues of research design; short and long term measures of independent and dependent variables, and long term outcome measures- critical in program performance measures. Students will learn how to conceptualize strong scientifically validated research studies and produce scientific research papers to submit to high tiered scientific journals. They will be able to correlate psychological measures with behavior and behavioral outcomes with physiological outcomes. 

Upon completion of this Seminar, attendees should be able to:

1. Best research design for following patients over time
2. Is loss to follow up a serious bias to study design
3. NIH Recommendation for intent to treat for all longitudinal studies
4. What is the "gold standard" for the highest level of validity: comparison of bio markers, comparison of physiological outcomes, comparison of pill counts
5. What are important determinants of adherence behavior that are important to collect in research studies
6. Health literacy and provider/patient communication and engagement
7. What are some of the critical measures used to evaluate the short and long term performance measures?

Target Audience:

  • Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
  • Medical Monitor, Medical Officer, Project Physician
  • Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Research Administrators

Registration Cost: FREE to all Chapter, ACRP, and non-members

Contact hours: 3.0 Contact hours have been applied for through ACRP. Membership is not required for online registration of contact hours.

To receive contact hours: Sign in at the event, attend the program. The Southern California Chapter Board will email you when registration and contact hour purchase is available via ACRP website.
Log on to the ACRP website then “ACRP Learning Portal” to complete the evaluation no later than 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate.

Contact Hour Cost:

  • $0 Chapter Members
  • $25 ACRP Members
  • $40 Non-Members

Refund Policy: Not applicable

Level: Not specified


American University of Health Sciences
1600 E. Hill St.
Signal Hill, CA 90755
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