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KU med school plans research forum at Wichita campus

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 10:20 a.m.

The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita is hosting its 21st annual research forum from 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday at its campus at 1010 N. Kansas.

The forum aims to present research projects and collaboration, according to KU’s website.

Guest speakers are Dr. Vanessa Diaz, associate professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, who will speak about personalized medicine in primary care, and Dr. Thomas Moore, who is with Infectious Disease Consultants of Kansas and also a clinical professor of internal medicine at KU School of Medicine-Wichita. He will speak about clinical research and the Food and Drug Administration.

There will be several breakout sessions on various topics, including epidemiology, adolescent research, data mining, manuscript writing, social media, population research and quality improvement, according to the forum agenda.

There will also be a poster symposium and refreshments.

Pre-registration has closed and was required for lunch, but the public is welcome to attend the other events without registering.

There is no cost to attend.

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