Clinical Trials Workshop

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Hacienda del Sol, 5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Road, Tucson, AZ
  • The nuts and bolts of clinical trials
  • Top 10 problems with research proposals
  • How do you start a budget?
  • Lessons learned from new and experienced PIs
  • . . .and more!

UA and Banner Faculty, Fellows, and Residents are encouraged to attend.

Sponsored by College of Medicine – Tucson and made possible by a grant from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC)

Register for the Workshop using this webform

Preliminary Program (pdf)


Continental Breakfast

9:00 Clinical Trials 101

Rachna Shroff, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

9:30 Top 10 problems with Research Proposals

Mariette Marsh
Director, Human Subjects Protection – Privacy Program

10:00 Top 10 things you should know about biostatistics for clinical trials

Bonnie LaFleur, PhD
Research Professor, BIO5 Institute 
Adjunct Professor, Public Health

10:30 Break

10:45 Things I wish I had known as a New PI

Mohab Ibrahim, MD 
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology

Khadijah Breathett, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jarrod Mosier, MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine and Medicine

Pavani Chalasani, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology – GIDP

Hani Babiker, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Director, Phase I Program

11:20 How to Negotiate Budgets and Contracts

Lauren Zajac
Assistant Vice President, UAHS Research Administration

Elisha Johnson 
Assistant Director, UAHS Research Administration

11:50 Pearls and Pitfalls Panel

Gloria Rippe 
Assistant Manager, Clinical Trials Office, UA Cancer Center

Osmara Molina
Program Manager, Industry Studies, Asthma/Airway Disease Research Center

Sarah David 
Program Manager, Federal Studies, Asthma/Airway Disease Research Center

Mary Ann Byerly
Senior Research Specialist, UA Cancer Center

Michael Medina
Assistant Director, Service Desk, COM Information Technology Services

John Howard
Privacy Officer – HIPAA, UAHS Research Administration Services

12:25pm Clinical Trials M&M and Lunch

Sairam Parthasarathy, MD 
Professor of Medicine and Clinical Translational Sciences

Julie Bauman, MD 
Professor of Medicine; Division Chief, Hematology Oncology, and Associate Director, Translational Research

Kwan Lee, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology; Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Kurt Denninghoff, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Optical Sciences and BIO5 Institute