UCLA/Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science RCMAR/CHIME

2008

01/28/08: Keith C. Norris, MD & Loretta Jones, MA "Walking the Talk: Achieving the Promise of Authentic Academic-Community Partnership"

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03/24/08: Jose J. Escarce, MD, PhD, "Using Secondary Datasets for Research"

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04/21/08: Honghu Liu, PhD, "Study Design: Sample Size Calculation and Power Analysis"

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05/19/08: John Adams, PhD, "Hunting for the Process-Outcome Link in Health Services Research: An Introduction to Instrumental Variables"

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07/21/08: Leo S. Morales, MD, PhD, MPH, "Measurement of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status"

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09/15/08: Ron D. Hays, PhD, "Construction and Evaluation Multi-item Scales"

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11/17/08: Ninez Ponce, PhD, "Measuring Neighborhood Effects and the Use of Geo-coded Variables"

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2009

01/26/09: Beverly Wiedmer Ocampo, MA, "Issues and Challenges in Conducting Research with Latinos" (Part 1 of 2)

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04/27/09: Paul Robinson, PhD, "Beyong Geocoding: How Theory and Techniques from GISc are Used to More Accurately Contextualize Neighborhood Environment"

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05/18/09: Beverly Wiedmer Ocampo, MA, "Issues and Challenges in Conducting Research with Latinos" (Part 2 of 2)

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09/21/09: Gery Ryan, PhD, "The Pragmatics of Exploratory Qualitative Research: Solutions to Practical Problems in Community Contexts - Data Collection" (Part 1 of 2)

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11/16/09: Gery Ryan, PhD, "The Pragmatics of Exploratory Qualitative Research: Solutions to Practical Problems in Community Contexts - Data Analysis" (Part 2 of 2)

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12/14/09: Raellen Man & Cathy Rujernicks, "Navigating the Changes to the NIH Instructions"

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2010

01/25/10: Janet Carter, "Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy"

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03/22/10: Jose J. Escarce, MD, PhD, "Using Secondary Datasets for Research"

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04/19/10: Tanya Hays, "Survey Research Methods"

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05/17/10: Ian Coulter, "Role of Qualitative Methods in Program Evaluation"

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08/16/10: Steven P. Reise, PhD, "Item Response Theory (IRT) Measurement"

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09/20/10: Honghu Liu, PhD, "Introduction to Statistical Modeling"

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11/15/10: Ron D. Hays, PhD, "Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)"

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12/20/10: Steven P. Wallace, PhD, "The Promotion of Usage of the RCMAR Coordinating Center's Website - www.rcmar.ucla.edu"

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2011

01/24/11: Marc N. Elliott, PhD, MA, "Some Introductory Considerations Regarding Propensity Techniques"

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03/21/11: Mary Vaiana, PhD, "Summarizing Information for Nontechnical Audiences: A Few Rules of Thumb" (Part 1 of 2)

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04/18/11: Mary Vaiana, PhD, "Summarizing Information for Nontechnical Audiences: A Few Rules of Thumb" (Part 2 of 2)

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05/16/11: John Heritage, PhD, "Reducing Patients Unmet Concerns in Medical Visits: A Trial of Two Question Designs"

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07/18/11: Sylvia H. Paz, PhD, "Surveying Hard-to-Reach Populations"

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08/15/11: Jose Luis Calderon, MD, "FONBAYS: Developing Written Communication for Populations with Limited Literacy Skills"

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09/19/11: Lorretta Jones, MA & Anna "Aziza" Lucas-Wright, "Keys to Sustaining a Long-term Partnership"

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11/21/11: Honghu Liu, PhD, "Study Design: Sample Size Calculation & Power Analysis"

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12/12/11: Ron D. Hays, PhD, "Estimating Reliability"

2012

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01/23/12: Mohsen Bazargan, PhD, Loretta Jones, MA, and Anna "Aziza" Lucas-Wright, MEd, "Comparing Perceived and Objective Knowledge of Cancer Risk and Prevention: An Example of Community Participatory Research"

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03/26/12: Neil W. Steers, PhD, "Measurement of Constructs in Psychosocial Models of Health Behaviors and Outcomes"

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05/21/12: Susan L. Ettner, PhD, "Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation: An Introduction."

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06/18/12: Ron D. Hays, PhD, "Evaluating Multi-Item Scales Using Item-Scale Correlations and Confirmatory Factor Analysis."

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09/17/12: Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD, "Phase III Clinical Trial: Randomization, Blinding and Baseline Assessment."

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2013

01/14/13: Ninez Ponce, PhD, "Measuring Neighborhood Effects and the Use of Geo-coded Variables."

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03/18/13: Lisa Federer, MLis, MA, AHIP. "NIH Public Access Compliance & Changes in Policy."

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07/15/13: Mignon R. Moore, PhD. "Qualitative Research Methods: Strategies for Interview Data Analysis (Part 2)."

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08/19/13: Nazleen H. Bharmal, MD, PhD, MPP. "Validity of Temporal Measures as Proxies for Measuring Acculturation in Asian Indian Survey Respondents."

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09/16/13: Michael D. Hurd, PhD, MS. "The Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States."

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11/18/13: Ian Coulter, PhD. "The Rocky Road from Efficacy to Effectiveness: Overview and Critique of CER."

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12/16/13: Jose L. Calderon, MD. "Autopsy of an Unsustainable Partnership: Setting Minimum Standards for the Structure of New Participatory Research."

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2014

01/27/14: Anne R. Pebley, PhD. "Why (and How) to Think Like a Demographer."

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03/24/14: Arleen A. Leibowitz, PhD. "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis."

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04/21/14: Honghu Liu, PhD. "Study Design of Sample Size Calculation and Power Analysis."

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05/19/14: Steven Paul Reise, PhD. "Models for estimating the reliability of scale and subscale scores."

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07/21/14: Nina Harawa, PhD. "Introduction to Racial and Ethnic Concepts as Used in Public Health Research."

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08/18/14: Beverly Weidmer Ocampo, MA. "Issues and Challanges in Conducting Research with Latinos."

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09/15/14: Gery Ryan, PhD. "Intervention Design: A Basic Framework for Manipulating Social Systems."

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12/15/14: Ron Hays, PhD and Honghu Liu, PhD. "Online Panels for Data Collection."

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2015

01/26/15: Jose Escarce, MD, PhD. "Using Secondary Datasets for Reserach."

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02/23/15: Jose Luis Calderon, MD, "Case Study of an Unsustainable Community-Academic Partnership: Towards Core Standards for the Structure of Emerging Participatory Research."

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03/23/15: Loretta Jones, MA, "Four E's to the R (Efficacy, Equality, Equity Equals Respect)."

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04/20/15: Marc Elliott, PhD, "Casemix Adjustment of Patient Evaluation of Care Measures."

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05/18/15: Susan Ettner, PhD, "Instrumental Variables Estimation: An Introduction."

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07/20/15: Ron Hays, PhD, "Using SAS PROC IRT to estimate item response theory parameters."

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08/17/15: Kenneth B. Wells, MD, PhD and Loretta Jones, MA, ThD, "Longer-term outcomes of community engagement in quality improvement for depression."

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09/21/15: Robert Weiss, PhD, "An Introduction to Bayesian Statistics."

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11/16/15: Catherine Sarkisian, MD, MSPH, "Hot Topics in Geratrics Research."

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2016

01/25/16: Thomas Rice, PhD, "Can Nudges Improve the Coverage Decisions of Vulnerable Populations in Health Insurance Marketplaces?"

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02/22/16: Carol Mangione, MD, MSPH, and Keith Norris, MD, PhD, "The NIH K to R Award Process."

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03/21/16: Jose Calderon, MD, "Stanzaic Versification: A Poetry-based Method to Simplify Health-related Prose for Aging Populations."

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04/18/16: William Cunningham, MD, "Mediation and Moderation: Practical Approaches and Applications from Research Questions to Analysis and Interpretation in HIV Disparities Research."

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05/16/16: Carol Mangione, MD, MSPH, and Keith Norris, MD, PhD, "The NIH K to R Award Process (Continued)."

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07/18/16: Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD, "Multiple Comparisons Problem in Statistical Analysis."

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08/15/16: O. Kenirk Duru, MD, MSHS, "Practical Advice on Research Designs to Evaluate Natural Experiments."

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09/19/16: Jose Calderon, MD, "Using Grammatic Parsing to Create Health Information for People with Limited Literacy."

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11/21/16: Ian Coulter, PhD, "The Role of Qualitative Methods in Comparative Effectiveness Research: New Paradigms for Research in the US Health Care System."

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12/21/16: Steve Wallace, PhD, "Evaluation Research."

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2017

01/23/2017: Seminar canceled.

02/27/2017: Speaker: Loretta Jones, ThD, MA, "Community Partnered Participatory Research: 25 Years of Lessons Learned."

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03/20/2017: Speaker: Ninez Ponce, PhD, and Yueyan Wang, PhD, "Surveys and Small Area Estimation: Complementary Strategies to Measure the Health of Populations."

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04/17/2017: Speaker: Paul L. Robinson, PhD, "Spatial and Temporal Issues in Health Related Databases: Geo-Statistical Methods to Make Data More Robust, Relevant, and Useful."

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05/15/2017: Speaker: José Luis Calderón, MD, "Developing CAHPS Survey 'E' Versions (CAHPS-E ©) to Improve Healthcare Experiential Performance Measurement by Persons with Limited Literacy."

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07/17/2017: Speaker: John Devin Peipert, PhD, "Methodological Issues in Implementing Patient Reports Measures in Clinical Settings."

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09/18/2017: Speaker: Ron Hays, PhD, "IRT (Item Response Theory) Software."

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