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2/17/2017 Annual Symposium: 2017 Precision Medicine Updates
Keynote Speaker: Muredach P. Reilly, MB, MS Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Medicine, Director of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
The Symposium features talks by recipients of Precision Medicine Pilot Awards and Fellowships: Changchun Deng, MD, PhD (Medical Oncology), Pamela Freda, MD (Endocrinology), Kenneth Olive, PhD (Pathology & Cell Biology), Ruth Ottman, PhD (Neurology), Simone Sanna-Cherchi, MD (Nephrology), Marcela Walker, MD (Endocrinology), James Chen, PhD (Dermatology), Matthew Lewis, MD (Cardiology).
Time: 12:00 – 4:30p
The Symposium starts with a reception and lunch at 12:00 pm, followed by a welcome address given by Wendy Chung, MD, PhD at 12:30 pm.
Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032
To register, please RSVP by 11:59 pm on February 16, 2017 here: http://bit.ly/2017PrecMed
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu
2/09/2017 What Do You Need to Know About HPV and Cervical Cancer? A free educational talk on Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer
Speaker: Ana I. Tergas, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center
Time: 05:30p - 07:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
2/06/2017 2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: “Engagement, Equity, and the Promise of Precision Medicine”
Speaker: Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College
Time: 12:00 – 1:00p
Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
Seminar schedule and location
1/30/2017 TRx Drug Development Boot Camp
Session 2:  Intellectual Property, Licensing, and Sponsored Research
Speakers: Teresa Chen, PhD, JD, Associate General Counsel, Columbia Office of General Counseland Ron Katz, PhD, MBA, Associate Director of Manhattanville, Columbia Technology Ventures
Time: 4:00 – 5:30p 
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032

Register to attend: https://events.columbia.edu/go/trxbootcamp2

Cancer and Genetics: A free educational talk on personalized medicine
Speakers: Andria Reyes, MA, Administrative Manager & Community Health Educator, Community Ambulatory Research & Enrollment, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and
Mercedes Bazan, Community Health Worker, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
Time: 11:00a - 12:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
1/26/2017 Integrating Special Populations Seminar Series: Rare Diseases Across the Lifespan
Speakers: Lynne Quittell, MD, Alice Prince, MD, Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, and Ivaylo Ivanov, PhD
Time: 1:00 – 2:30p 
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Dianne C. Frederick, dcf2111@cumc.columbia.edu
1/25/2017 13th Annual Leahey Lecture: Genomics Enters Medicine: Ethical Challenges
Associated with the Return of Results to Patients

Speaker: Paul S. Appelbaum, MD, Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Law, Director, Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry, Director, Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Myrna Daniels Auditorium, Milstein Family Heart Center, 1st Floor Conference Center, 173 Fort Washington Ave, NYC 10032
1/23/2017 TRx Drug Development Boot Camp
Session 1:  Market Analysis & Competitive Analysis
Speaker: Lorraine Marchand, MBA, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Centricity Health LLC
Time: 4:00 – 6:00p 
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032

Register to attend: https://events.columbia.edu/go/trxbootcamp1
1/18/2017 Thyroid Disorders: A free educational talk on common thyroid disorders
Speaker: Jessica R. Starr, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Columbia University Medical Center  
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
12/15/2016 Do You Have Trouble Sleeping? A free educational talk on sleep disorders
Speakers: Carl W. Bazil, MD, PhD, Caitlin Tynan Doyle Professor of Neurology, Director, Division of Epilepsy and Sleep, Columbia University Medical Center
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
12/12/2016 Integrating Special Populations Seminar Series: Adult Metabolic Diseases Presenting in Childhood
Speakers: Joel E. Lavine, MD, PhD and Julia Wattacheril, MD, MPH
Time: 1:00 – 2:30p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Dianne C. Frederick, dcf2111@cumc.columbia.edu
12/08/2016 2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: Genome Editing and Precision Cardiovascular Medicine
Speaker: Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Time: 4:00 – 5:00p
Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
Seminar schedule and location
11/30/2016 Data Collection in Transdisciplinary Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
Speakers: Lawrence Yang, PhD and Karolynn Siegel, PhD
Time: 1:00pm -5:00pm
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room PH10-405A, 622 West 168th St., Floor 10, Room 405A, NYC 10032
Register to attend:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D6KZWXG
11/10/2016 2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: “BioMe: A Highly Diverse Biobank in New York City”
Speaker: Judy Cho, MD, Ward-Coleman Professor of Translational Genetics & Medicine, Director of the Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System
Time: 4:00 – 5:00p
Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
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What is Precision Medicine? The Promise and Potential- A free educational talk on a new way to prevent and treat disease
Speaker: Elizabeth G. Cohn, PhD, RN
Associate Director, Community Engagement Core Resource
Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Time: 5:30 – 7:00p        
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, call: 646-697-2274

11/09/2016 Strategic Investment in Health Technology
Presented by Health Tech Assembly and Columbia Business School Healthcare Industry Association (HCIA)
Speaker: Jonathan Gordon, Director, NYP Ventures, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Time: 6:30 - 8:00p
Location: Schapiro CEPSR, Davis Auditorium, 530 West 120th Street
RSVP
11/03/2016 Greenmarket Tour: A free City Harvest tour of the 175th street Greenmarket
Tour Guide: Catarina Rivera, Manager, Healthy Neighborhoods-Washington Heights/Inwood, City Harvest  
Time: 10:30 - 11:30a
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
11/02/2016 Does Diabetes Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?
Speakers: José A. Luchsinger-Stuart, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Time: 5:30 - 6:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
10/26/2016 National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: A free educational talk on lead paint and other lead hazards
Speaker: Morahina Rodriguez, Community Coordinator, Healthy Homes Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Time: 10 - 11:30a
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
10/20/2016 Know Your Risk: A free educational talk on breast cancer risk
Speakers: Katherine Crew, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Columbia University Medical Center
Time: 5:00 - 6:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
9/28/2016 Aging Smart: A free educational talk on healthy aging
Speaker: Betina Idnay, Research Nurse, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain
Time: 2:30 - 4:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
9/20/2016 The Future of Cancer Care: A free educational talk on personalized medicine
Speakers: Andria Reyes, MA, Administrative Manager & Community Health Educator, Community Ambulatory Research & Enrollment, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and
Mercedes Bazan, Community Health Worker, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
Time: 5:30 - 7:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
9/13/2016 Your Child’s Development: A free educational talk on childhood health
Speakers: Dr. Evelyn Berger-Jenkins, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CUMC; Dr. Moira Rynn, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYSPI; Lucy Santana, Program Director, Family Resource Center-Mental Health Association of NYC; and Kimberly Hunter-Bryant, Clinical Partner, Mental Health Association of NYC
Time: 10:30 - 12:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
9/08/2016 2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: Precision Medicine Initiative at Geisinger Health System
Speaker: David Ledbetter, PhD Executive Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer, Geisinger Health System
Time: 4:00 – 5:00p
Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
Seminar schedule and location
8/04/2016 What do your genes say about you? A free educational talk on how your genes affect your health
Speakers: Wendy K. Chung, MD, PhD, Kennedy Family Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
7/25/2016 Zika Virus; A free educational talk on Zika virus
Speakers: Kiran T. Thakur, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Critical Care and Hospitalist Neurology, Department of Neurology
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
6/27/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: The Best of Medicine, the Worst of Medicine: MRSA as Metaphor
Speaker: Jonathan Tobin, PhD, President and CEO, Clinical Directors Network, Co-Director for Community Engagement, Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Clinical Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
6/16/2016 Sex + Health + Aging; A free educational talk on senior sexual health
Speakers: Carlos J. Maldonado, PhD, NHP, FAACS, Patient Navigator, Health Priority Specialist, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Time: 02:30 - 04:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
6/14/2016 Summer Haven Festival
Join the Irving Institute’s Community Engagement Core Resource (CECR), the Bionutrition Research Core, and GetHealthyHeights.org to kick-off summer at the Summer Haven Festival.

The Festival is a free event open to all that showcases local culture and promotes health and wellness in the community. CECR, the Bionutrition Research Core’s Be Fit to Benefit Program, and GetHealthyHeights.org will provide educational resources, activities, and health screenings open to all members of the CUMC and NYP community and residents of Washington Heights/Inwood.

Summer Haven is sponsored by the Columbia University Medical Center Office of Government and Community Affairs, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Community Board 12, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, Community League of the Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC.

Time: 11:00a - 03:00p
Location: Haven Avenue between Fort Washington Avenue and 169th Street, NYC 10032
6/13/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Precision Medicine Resources Through the Irving Institute
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Kennedy Family Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Co-Director, Precision Medicine Resource at the Irving Institute, Co-Director, Molecular Genetics Diagnostics Laboratory, Director, Clinical Genetics Program, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
6/06/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Data Mining Clinical and Health Records for Biomedical Discoveries
Speaker: Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD, Herbert Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Director, Clinical Informatics, Herbert Irving Cancer Center, Departments of Biomedical Informatics, Systems Biology, & Medicine, Columbia University
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
5/25/2016 What is stroke? A free educational talk on stroke
Speakers: José Gutierrez Contreras, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, Department of Neurology
Time: 05:30 - 07:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
5/23/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Harnessing the Power of Data: The New York City-Clinical Data Research Network
Speaker: Rainu Kaushal, MD MPH, Chair and Nanette Laitman Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Research, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Executive Director of the Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Executive Director of the Health Information Technology Evaluation Collaborative, Weill Cornell Medical College, Chief of Health Policy and Research, NYP
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
5/17/2016 2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: “Exome Sequencing to Identify B Cell Malignancy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Gene Mutations”
Speaker: Steven Lipkin, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Department of Genetic Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Time: 4:00 – 5:00p
Location: Todd Amphitheater, P&S 16-405, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
Seminar schedule and location
5/09/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Another Approach to Personalized Medicine: N-of-1 Trials
Speaker: Ian Kronish, MD MPH, Assistant Professor of General Medicine, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
5/03/2016 Irving Institute Workshop: Ethical Challenges in Tampering with the Holy Grail:  Gene Editing Research in Human Embryos
Speaker: John Loike, PhD, Research Scientist, Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, CUMC
Time: 4:00 – 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
4/26/2016 CRR Coordinator Seminar Series: Clinical Trials Office Update
Speaker: Jane Cho, Manager of Regulatory Science, Clinical Trials Office, CUMC
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Cindy Yung, ly2345@cumc.columbia.edu   
4/25/2016 Do you have a nervous child?
Speakers: Cristiane Duarte, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Child Psychiatric at CUMC
Time: 05:30 - 07:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
4/19/2016 Ninth Annual Research Poster Day
Time: 03:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: PH10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Additional Information For more information, please contact David Zhai (dz2214@cumc.columbia.edu, 212-304-5550)
4/12/2016 2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: “Genetics of Lung Fibrosis: New Genes, New Mutations, Same Pathway”
Speaker: Christine Garcia, MD, PhD Associate Professor,  Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development, UT Southwestern
Time: 10:30 – 11:30a
Location: Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East, Room 107, 622 West 168 Street, New York, NY 10032
Please, register for this event here.
For questions call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
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4/11/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Pilot Funding Opportunities Through the Irving Institute
Speaker: Nancy Reame, PhD MSN, Director, Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Nursing (Emerita), CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
4/07/2016 Always worried, fearful, or anxious?
Speakers: Helen Blair Simpson, MD, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatric at CUMC, Director, Center for OCD and Related Disorders, CUMC, Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Time: 05:30 - 07:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-227
3/28/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Informatics for Clinical Research
Speaker: Chunhua Weng, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
3/21/2016 Save Your Vision
Speakers: Gloria Paoli, MD, Ophthalmologist
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
3/07/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Incorporating Meaningful Engagement of Patients and Other Stakeholders in Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research: Perspectives from the CASA Study
Speaker: Victoria Raveis, PhD MA, Research Professor and Director, Psychological Research Unit on Health, Aging and the Community, NYU
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
3/02/2016 Tailoring Medicine to Fit You
Speakers: Wendy K. Chung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Time: 5:00 - 6:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
2/24/2016 Love Your Heart
Speakers: Rafael A. Lantigua, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Time: 2:30 - 4:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
2/23/2016 CRR Coordinator Seminar Series: Clinical Research Monitor Access to NYP/CUMC
Speaker: Scott B. McClintock, Clinical Equipment and Implementation Manager and HCIR Credentialing Administrator
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Cindy Yung, ly2345@cumc.columbia.edu
2/22/2016 CER/PCOR Seminar Series:
Resources – Columbia Community Resources Through the Irving Institute
Speaker: Ana Abraido-Lanza, PhD MA, Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Co-Director, Community Engagement Core Resource, Irving Institute, CUMC
Time: 12:00 – 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided Register to attend
2/09/2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Series -  Precision Cancer Care: Experience from an Advanced Cancer Trial
Speaker: Mark Rubin, MD, Director, Englander Institute for Precision Medicine, Homer T. Hirst Professor of Oncology in Pathology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Time: 04:00 - 05:00p
Location: Myrna Daniels Auditorium, 1st Floor Conference Center, Vivian & Seymour Milstein Heart Center, 173 Fort Washington Ave, NYC 10032
For questions, Call: 212-305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu
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2/03/2016 Diabetes & Nutrition
Speakers: Henry N. Ginsberg, MD, Irving Professor of Medicine, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274

12th Annual Leahey Lecture: 21st Century Biomedicine: Translating Discovery to Patient Care
Speaker: Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, President, Brigham and Women’s Healthcare, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Myrna Daniels Auditorium, Milstein Family Heart Center, 1st Floor Conference Center, 173 Fort Washington Ave, NYC 10032
2/02/2016 Irving Institute Workshop: The Role of Global Bioethics in Medical Research and Pedagogy
Speaker: Madeleine Schachter, JD, Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Time: 4:00 – 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
1/27/2016 Clean Up Your Act in 2016
Speakers: Kimberly Burke, MPH, Program Coordinator, Community Outreach and Translation
Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health
Time: 5:30 - 7:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274

Inaugural Dr. J. Thomas Bigger Lecture: Out of Sight, Out of Mind. Device – Detected Atrial Fibrillation
Speaker: A. John Camm, MD, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, St. George’s University of London, Professor of Cardiology, Imperial University, London
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Myrna Daniels Auditorium, Milstein Family Heart Center, 1st Floor Conference Center, 173 Fort Washington Ave, NYC 10032

Inaugural Symposium “2016 Precision Medicine Updates”
Half-day event featuring research updates from recipients of Irving Institute Precision Medicine Pilot Awards and Fellowships.
Time: 8:30 - 11:00a
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom (PH-10-405A/B), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
To RSVP call (212) 305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu.
1/26/2016 CRR Coordinator Seminar Series: Research Pharmacy
Speaker: Rudi Odeh-Ramadan, PharmD, Associate Vice President for Research Administration, Clinical Trials Office
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Cindy Yung, ly2345@cumc.columbia.edu 
1/21/2016 Do You Have Joint Pain?
Speakers: Yasmin Santiago, Outreach Coordinator, S.L.E. Lupus Foundation
Time: 2:30 - 4:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, Call: 646-697-2274
1/19/2016 Advances in Precision Medicine Series -  Precision Medicine and Human Gene Editing: Twins Joined at the Genome
Speaker: Barry Coller, MD, Physician in Chief, David Rockefeller Professor, The Rockefeller University
Time: 04:00 - 05:00p
Location: P&S 16-405, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630W 168th St, 16th Floor, NYC 10032
For questions, Call: 212-305-5493 or email avf2117@cumc.columbia.edu
12/17/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Ethics of Precision Medicine: The Incidental/Secondary Findings
Speaker: Paul Appelbaum, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Department of Psychiatry, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 10th Fl., NYPH (622 W. 168th street, PH-10-405A)
Registration and Schedule
12/07/2015 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Methods – What Qualitative Evidence Looks Like
Speaker: Maureen George, PhD, Associate Professor of Nursing, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
12/03/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Care of the pregnant diabetic: Precision Medicine potential for both mother and child
Speaker: Ronald Wapner, MD Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 10th Fl., NYPH (622 W. 168th street, PH-10-405A)
Registration and Schedule
12/01/2015 Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart
Speakers: Wahida Karmally, DrPH, Director of Nutrition, Irving Institute
Francisco Duarte, MD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Medicine
Time: 2:30 - 3:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, call: 646-697-2274
11/19/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Health Economics
Speaker: Elena Elkin, PhD  Associate Attending Outcomes Research Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medical College
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 10th Fl., NYPH (622 W. 168th street, PH-10-405A)
Registration and Schedule
11/18/2015 CaMPR Planning Grant Workshop
This workshop will provide tips on how to write a successful CaMPR Phase I planning grant and will include a panel discussion featuring past awardees.
Hosted by: Nancy King Reame, MSN, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Nursing (Emerita), Director, Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource (PCSR), Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Columbia University 
Time:  11:30a – 1:00p
Location:  Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
11/12/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Immunodeficiencies
Speaker: Yesim Yilmaz Demirdag,MD, Director of Immunodeficiency Clinic, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, Room 405A/B, Floor 10, NYPH (622 W 168 St., NYC 10032)
Registration and Schedule
11/11/2015 What a Headache: A Free Educational Talk on the Causes of and Treatments for Headaches
Speaker: Claudia A. Chiriboga, MD, MPH, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology, CUMC
Time: 5:30 - 6:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, call: 646-697-2274
11/05/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Patient decision support and genetic counseling
Speaker: Rita Kukafka, MA, DrPH,Associate Professor of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
11/02/2015 Asthma in Children: A Free Health Lecture About Asthma Education
Speaker: Adriana Matiz, MD, Medical Director, Washington Heights Family Health Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 6:00p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, call: 646-697-2274
10/29/2015 Breast Cancer: A Free Educational Talk About Breast Cancer Prevention
Speakers: Karen Schmitt, MA, RN, Director, Cancer Services Program, New York-Presbyterian
Audrey Jimenez, Patient Navigator/Community Outreach Coordinator, Cancer Services Program, New York-Presbyterian
Time: 3:00 - 4:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor, NYC 10033 (Between 177 and 178 streets)
To RSVP, call: 646-697-2274

Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Neurogenetics: Genetics of neurodegenerative diseases
Speaker: Jill Goldman, MS, MPhil, Genetic Counselor at The Center for Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
10/22/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Therapeutic approaches in Precision Medicine
Speaker: Stephen Tsang, MD, PhD, Lazlo Z Bito Associate Professor of Opthalmology, Pathology and Cell Biology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
10/19/2015 Special Seminar Presentation: Shotgun Lipidomics by Ambient Ionization Mass Spectrometry – Direct Characterization of Tissues and Micro-Organisms for Clinical Research
Speaker: Zoltan Takats, PhD, Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London
Time: 12:00 - 2:00p
Location: Irving Institute Education Center, PH 10 -405A&B, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP to David Zhai, dz2214@cumc.columbia.edu
10/18/2015 Join the Irving Institute at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Let’s walk together to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Irving Institute’s Community Engagement Core Resource is leading a team in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, a fun two mile walk through Riverside Park for people of all ages. Registration starts at 9am and the walk begins at 11am. The walk is free and donations are optional. Bring the entire family! Remember to bring water and wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. Rain or shine.
Time: 9:00AM
Location: Riverside Park, meet at Riverside Drive & 97th Street, NYC.
Look for the Get Healthy Heights banner
Register to attend: (646) 697-2274
10/15/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Precision Medicine and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Speaker: Alejandro Iglesias, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
10/08/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of epilepsy
Speaker: Erin Heinzen Cox, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute for Genomics Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
10/01/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetic screening: Newborn screening as an example
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD,PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
9/30/2015 September is Healthy Aging Month: Join Us for an Alzheimer’s Lecture & Exercise Class
Speaker: Rafael A. Lantigua, MD, Professor of Medicine at CUMC
Fitness Instructor: Wendee Corsino, AFAA, IFTA
Dr. Lantigua will discuss prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s. This lecture is for individuals with Alzheimer’s, family members, caregivers, and people interested in learning more about the disease.  After the lecture, enjoy a fun exercise class with Wendee Corsino to learn easy ways to stay fit.
Time: Lecture at 2:30PM followed by the exercise class at 3:30PM
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health
390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033
Between 177th and 178th Streets
Register to attend: (646) 697-2274
9/24/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of Hearing Loss
Speaker: Erik Waldman, MD, Clinical Director, Pediatric Cochlear Implants, Director of OTO/H&NS Medical Education, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/H&NS, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
9/22/2015 CRR Coordinator Seminar Series: HIPAA Policy 
Speaker: Karen Pagliaro-Meyer, Privacy Officer, CUMC
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP to Cindy Yung, ly2345@cumc.columbia.edu
9/17/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of Skin Diseases
Speaker: Angela Christiano, PhD, Professor of Molecular Dermatology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
9/10/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of Autoimmune Disorders
Speaker: Robert Winchester, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
9/03/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of Diabetes
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
8/20/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Cardiac Genetics
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
8/13/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Neurogenetics
Speaker: Jahannaz Dastgir, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology Pediatrics, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
8/06/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Pharmacogenetic – Basics and Clinical Implications
Speaker: David Goldstein, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Development, Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
7/30/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Molecular Oncology
Speaker: Mahesh M. Mansukhani, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
7/25/2015 GetHealthyHeights.org Launch at High Bridge Festival
Join the Irving Institute to celebrate the launch of GetHealthyHeights.org (GHH), our new health and wellness website for northern Manhattan. We will celebrate with free Zumba and samba dance classes, cooking demonstrations, health screenings, and crafts for kids!

GHH is a user-friendly, interactive, and multilingual website to access northern Manhattan specific health information, events, articles and videos, and directory of services. GHH is part of the Irving Institute’s efforts to partner with the non-profit and health care sectors to improve access to health resources in Washington Heights-Inwood.
View the schedule of GetHealthyHeights.org activities at the High Bridge Festival.

Time: 12:00 - 4:00p
Location: Highbridge Park, 173 Street and Amsterdam Avenue, NYC 10033
The GHH booth will be to the right of the main stage and across from the baseball field.

7/23/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Cancer Cytogenetics
Speaker: Vandavalli Murty, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
7/16/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Cancer Genetics: Risk Assessment and Modeling
Speaker: Mary Beth Terry, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
7/09/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Cancer Genetics
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
7/02/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Tools of Bioinformatics
Speaker: Slav Petrovski, PhD, BIS, Bsc (Hons), Associate Research Scientist, Institute for Genomic Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 301, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
6/25/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Mitochondrial Genetics
Speaker: Michio Hirano, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, CUMC, Co-Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
6/24/2015 Building Capacity for and Sustaining Academic-Community Partnerships
Presenters will discuss training and funding opportunities in community based participatory research and strategies to establish and sustain partnerships. Event will conclude with a speed networking session. Event is open to researchers and community-based/non-profit organizations. View the conference agenda.
Time:       1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, PH10-405AB
622 West 168th, 10th Floor, Room 405AB, NYC 10032
Registration is free but you must register to attend.
Register to attend: 646-697-2274 or ccphreservation@columbia.edu
6/23/2015 CRR Coordinator Seminar Series: IRB Consent Process and RASCAL Update
Speaker: Rachel Lally, Associate Director, IRB Management
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Cindy Yung, ly2345@cumc.columbia.edu
6/18/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Systems Biology of Cancer
Speaker: Andreas Califano, PhD, Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Systems Biology, Chair, Department of Systems Biology, Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center, Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
6/11/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of kidney diseases: a model for complex trait genetics
Speaker: Ali Gharavi, MD Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
6/06/2015 Join the Irving Institute at Hike the Heights 11
Celebrate urban nature trails and explore the beautiful Highbridge Park along the East River trail. The Irving Institute’s Community Engagement Core Resource is leading a walk from Columbia Community Partnership for Health to the Sunken Playground at Highbridge Park. You can always meet us at the festivities area in the Sunken Playground at 11am. Bring the entire family! Remember to wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. Water will be provided.
Time: 10:00a
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health
390 Fort Washington Avenue between 177 and 178 Streets
Register to attend call (646) 697-2274
6/04/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Reproductive Genetics and PGD (Pregnancy Loss)
Speaker: Brynn Levy, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory, Co-Director, Personalized Genomic Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: PH 10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
5/28/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Imaging of Biomarkers Disease
Speaker: Chaitanya Divgi, MD, Professor of Clinical Radiology, Director of the PET Center, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
5/21/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Precision Medicine in Fetal Testing
Speaker: Ronald Wapner, MD Professor of Obstetrics & Gynocology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
5/18/2015 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: N of 1 and Novel Methods
Speaker: Karina Davidson, PhD, Professor of Behavioral Medicine in Medicine, Cardiology, and Psychiatry, Director, Center of Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Register to attend
5/14/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Speaker: Lori Sussel, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and Development in Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
4/30/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Proteomic/Metabolics as Biomarkers of Disease
Speaker: Jonathan Barasch, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
4/28/2015 Eighth Annual Research Poster Day
Time: 02:30PM - 04:30PM
Location: PH10-405A&B, 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Additional Information For more information, please contact David Zhai (dz2214@cumc.columbia.edu, 212-304-5550)
4/23/2015 Introduction to ELSI Research on Genetics and Genomics
Speaker: Ruth Ottman, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Sergievsky Center), Deputy Director, Center for Research on Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics, CUMC
Paul Appelbaum, MD, Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine & Law, Director, Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry, Director, Center for Research on Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics, CUMC
Time: 9:00a - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Registration

Precision Medicine Lecture Series: The Dische Lecture: Personal Genomes, Clan Genomics, and the Clinical Implementation of Genome Analyses to Understand Disease
Speaker: James R. Lupski, MD, PhD, DSc(hon) Cullen Professor Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
4/20/2015 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Cheap, Safe and Effective: Making the Business Case for Hypertension Control in Populations
Speaker: Andrew Moran, MD MPH, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
4/16/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Systems Biology
Speaker: Andrea Califano, PhD, Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Systems Biology, Chair, Department of Systems Biology, Director, JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center, Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
4/09/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Introduction to mouse genetics/model organisms
Speaker: Timothy Bestor, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Development, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
4/02/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Putting It Together: How to order/read a genetic test report-problem based
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
3/30/2015 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Genetic Modifiers in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Case for Natural Experiment
Speaker: Joseph Lee, DrPH, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
3/23/2015 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Data Mining Clinical and Health Records for Biomedical Discoveries
Speaker: Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics, Director, Clinical Informatics, Herbert Irving Cancer Center, Departments of Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
3/12/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Next Generation Sequencing
Speaker: Peter Nagy, MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
3/05/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Molecular Methods
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
3/04/2015 11th Annual Leahey Lecture: Biotechnology Innovation: Translating Genetics and Basic Science to Discovery
Speaker: George D. Yancopoulos, MD, PhD, Founding Scientist and Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron President, Regeneron Laboratories
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Myrna Daniels Auditorium, Milstein Family Heart Center, 1st Floor Conference Center, 173 Fort Washington Ave, NYC 10032
2/26/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Cytogenetics-laboratory aspects including chromosome microarrays
Speaker: Brynn Levy, PhD, Professor of Biology and Cell Biology, Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory, Co-Director, Personalized Genomic Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
2/24/2015 CRR Coordinator Seminar Series: Clinical Trials Office Update
Speaker: Jonathan Kim, Applications Manager, Clinical Trials Office, CUMC
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
RSVP with Dianne Frederick, dcf2111@cumc.columbia.edu
2/19/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Cytogenetics-clinical aspects including microdeletion syndrome
Speaker: Kwame Anyane-Yeboa, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Interim Director, Division of Clinical Genetics, CUMC
Time: 5:00 - 6:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
2/12/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Anatomy of the gene
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
2/05/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Family History evaluations/patterns of inheritance/genetic counseling
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
1/29/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetic Imprinting
Speaker: Benjamin Tycko, MD PhD, Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Institute for Cancer Genetics & Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Diseases and the Aging Brain, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
1/26/2015 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Latent Variable and Structural Equation
Speaker: Melanie Wall, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry), Department of Psychiatry and Biostatistics, CUMC, Director, Division of Biostatistics, Department of Psychiatry, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
1/22/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Introduction to Genetic Epidemiology
Speaker: Ruth Ottman, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, Deputy Director for Research, G.H. Sergievsky Center, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
1/20/2015 Irving Institute Workshop: Oncologic Drug Development in the Age of Precision Medicine: Methodologic & Regulatory Issues
Speaker: Joseph Jurcic, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Director, Hematologic Malignancies Section, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
1/15/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Genetics of Complex Traits
Speaker: Rudolph Leibel, MD, Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research, Head, Division of Molecular Genetics, Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
1/08/2015 Precision Medicine Lecture Series: Introduction
Speaker: Wendy Chung, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, CUMC
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168 Street, Room 401, NYC 10032
Registration and Schedule
12/15/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: CER for Caregivers of Individuals With Dementia and Their Families: A Current PCORI Funded Study
Speaker: Jose Luchsinger, MD MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
11/25/2014 Irving Institute Workshop: Research Misconduct: Policy, Prevention and Case Studies
Speaker: Naomi Schrag, JD, Research Integrity Officer, Associate Vice President for Research and Compliance Training, Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, Columbia University
Time:
 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
11/17/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Community-Academic Partnerships
Speaker: Joyce Moon-Howard, DrPH MPH, Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, CUMC Clinical Associate Professor of Global Public Health, NYU
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register
to attend
10/20/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Educational Evaluation
Speakers: Boyd Richards, PhD, Professor of Medical Education, Assistant Vice President, Center for Research and Evaluation in Scholarly Resources, CUMC
Zainab Abedin, MPH, Senior Evaluation Specialist, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
10/01/2014 CaMPR Planning Grant Workshop
This workshop will provide tips on how to write a successful CaMPR Phase I planning grant and will include a panel discussion featuring past awardees.
Hosted by: Nancy King Reame, MSN, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Nursing, Director, Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource (PCSR), Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Columbia University 
Time:  11:30a - 12:30p
Location:  Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
9/23/2014 Research Workshop on Ethics and Regulation: The (Unexpected) Political Economy of Serendipity 
Bhavan N. Sampat, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Affiliated Faculty Member, Columbia Law School, Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Time: 4:00 - 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
9/22/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Uncovering the evolutionary history of tumors through the analysis of their genome
Speaker: Raul Rabadan, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Systems Biology, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405A/B, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
6/26/2014 Mixed Methods Workshop: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches  
Rachel Torres: EdD MPH Assistant Professor of Health Education, Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
Time: 1:00p - 6:00 p
Location: 405A&B, 622 West 168th St, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Register to attend This workshop is free but advance registration is required.  Please register by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J6G9HBQ
6/11/2014 10h Annual Leahey Lecture: Catalyzing Translational Innovation
Speakers: Christopher P. Austin, MD, Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Myrna Daniels Auditorium, Milstein Family Heart Center, 1st Floor Conference Center, 173 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10032
6/09/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Implementation and Dissemination Science
Speaker: Paul Meissner, MPH, Director of Research Program Development in the Office of the Medical Director for Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/CERPCOR12
5/27/2014 Research Workshop on Ethics and Regulation: Ethics and Social Justice in Child and Adolescent Health Research 
Celia B. Fisher, PhD, Marie Ward Doty University Endowed Chair and Professor of Psychology, Director, Center for Ethics Education, Director, HIV Prevention Research Ethics Institute
Time: 3:30 - 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
5/12/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Accelerating PCOR Methods
Speaker: Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, CUMC
Time: 1:00p – 2:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/CERPCOR11
4/14/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series:  Utilizing the NIH Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®)
Speaker: Thelma Mielenz, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/CERPCOR10
4/08/2014 Seventh Annual Irving Institute TRANSFORM Research Poster Day
TRANSFORM scholars and trainees will present their research proposals, projects and findings. All Columbia faculty, students, and staff are welcome.
Time: 2:30 - 4:30p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom (PH-10-405A/B), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, NYC 10032
For more information, please contact David Zhai (dz2214@cumc.columbia.edu, 212-304-5550)
3/25/2014 Research Workshop on Ethics and Regulation: Research and Responsibility: The Case of the Kennedy Krieger Lead Study
David Rosner, PhD, Ronald Lauterstein Professor Sociomedical Sciences and History, Co-Director, Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health, Columbia University, Co-author (with Gerald Markowitz), Lead Wars: The Politics of Science and the Fate of America's Children, University of California Press, 2013.
Time: 3:30 - 5:00p
Location: Pathology Library (PH-15W-1560), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 15, NYC 10032
3/24/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Propensity Scoring and Large Data Sets
Speakers: Mark Olfson, MD, MPH, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, CUMC
Arlene Smaldone, DNSc, CPNP, CDE, Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, CUMC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/2014CERPCOR9
3/10/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Integrating Cancer Screening and Mental Health in Primary Care
Speaker: Jonathan Tobin, PhD, President, Clinical Directors Network, Clinical Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/2014CERPCOR8
3/03/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Pragmatic Trials
Speakers: Peter Dayan, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Chair, Steering Committee, Pediatric Emergency Care, Applied Research Network (PECARN), CUMC
Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Population and Family Health, Medical Director of New York-Presbyterian Hospital Immunization Registry (EzVAC)
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/2014CERPCOR7
2/25/2014 POR Colloquium: Clinical Trials in Practice
Speaker: Abby B. Siegel, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, CUMC
Time: 3:00 - 4:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom (PH-10-405), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10,
Room 405, NYC 10032
RSVP to David Zhai: dz2214@cumc.columbia.edu
2/24/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: The Washington Heights-Inwood Regional Health Collaborative
Speaker: J. Emilio Carrillo, MD, MPH, Vice President, Community Health, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/2014CERPCOR6
2/14/2014 Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry and General Medicine Seminar Series: The Past, Present, and Future of Randomized Clinical Trials
Speaker: Mark Olfson, MD, MPH, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University
Time: 4:00 - 5:15p
Location: Board Room, # 6601, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive
2/10/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Effectiveness of Interventions for Schizophrenia (CER)
Speaker: Scott Stroup, MD, MPH, Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, CUMC, Director, Program for Intervention Effectiveness Research, Associate Director for Adult Services, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/2014CERPCOR5
1/14-1/15/2014 Introduction to Statistical Genetics Seminar
Speakers: Sandra Barral, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, G. H. Sergievsky Center & Taub Institute, Columbia University
Christiane Reitz, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, G. H. Sergievsky Center & Taub Institute, Columbia University

Tuesday and Wednesday, January 14 and 15, 2014
9:00a – 5:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom (PH10-405A), 622 West 168th Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032

The cost for this 2-day seminar is $150.  Space is limited and you must bring a laptop with Windows operating capability.  Please RSVP by visiting http://bit.ly/1b0Dtoz.
For more information, contact David Zhai: dz2214@cumc.columbia.edu, 212-304-5550.
1/13/2014 CER/PCOR Seminar Series: Cornell Center for Health Outcomes Research
Speakers: Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH, Professor of Medical Informatics, Director, Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy, Chief, Division of Quality and Medical Informatics, Weill Cornell Medical College, Director, Pediatric Quality and Safety, Komansky Center for Children’s Health, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Executive Director, Health Information Technology, Evaluation Collaborative (HITEC)
Lisa Kern, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health and Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Deputy Director, HITEC
Time: 12:00 - 1:00p
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405, NYC 10032
Lunch will be provided
Register to attend
http://bit.ly/CERPCOR4

Past events:
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007