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Insights from an Early Career Investigator with a K01

Kaufman, Michelle. (2018, July 19). Obtaining and Navigating a K-Award: Insights from an Early Career Investigator with a K01 [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Michelle R. Kaufman, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Health, Behavior, and Society.

In 2017, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) awarded Dr. Kaufman with a K01 grant (No.... more

DuBois, David. (2018, April 25). Effective Writing for Research [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Writing is an essential skill for researchers to develop, but it can be enormously challenging and time-consuming.Key considerations include technical clarity and accuracy, organization and logical exposition, grammar and mechanics, conciseness, and iterative editing and improvement.

In this session, Dr. David DuBois addressed each of these topics and highlighted practical strategies for writing effectively in a research context.

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DuBois, David. (2018, March 21) Navigating and Contributing to the Peer Review Process [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Peer review is a cornerstone of the processes involved with research publication and grant funding. It is essential to be able to both anticipate and respond effectively to peer reviews as an author or investigator. Also, growing attention is paid to the importance of providing high-quality peer reviews of others’ research and funding proposals.

This presentation addresses these topics with an emphasis on practical advice for navigating and contributing to the peer-review process.... more

DuBois, David. (2018, Feb. 21). Writing a Research Article for Publication [PDF of PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Writing an article for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal is one of the most important and most challenging tasks undertaken by researchers. 

In this session, Dr. David DuBois addressed practical strategies for structuring and writing manuscripts, identifying appropriate journals for submission, and navigating the peer review process.  

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DuBois, David (2017, September 20). Investigating Adverse Effects in Health Promotion and Prevention Programs [PowerPoint slides]. Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago.

The potential for health promotion and prevention programs to have adverse effects on participants is well-documented. Procedures for investigating the presence, nature, severity, and implications of such effects, however, are insufficiently developed and varied in their application across studies.

In this session, Dr. David DuBois included a brief overview of different approaches to investigating adverse effects as well as... more

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