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  • 1. THE APPCI UPDATE July 2005  News Welcome To Our New APPCI Fellows! We are pleased to introduce or newest class of APPCI Fellows. They are: Beverly Childress, PhD, ARNP Fellow, Nursing Virginia Clark, MD Fellow, Gastroenterology Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, PharmD Research Assistant Professor, Cardiology Vanessa Davis, MBBS Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology Vikas Dharnidharka, MD* Asst. Professor, Pediatric Nephrology Levette Dunbar, MD Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Georges Ghacibeh, MD Asst. Professor, Neurology Peter Nelson, MD Asst. Professor, Surgery Eric Olson, MD Assistant Professor, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Michael Pacanowski, PharmD Fellow, Cardio Pharmacogenomics Amir Shahlaee, MD Asst. Professor, Pediatrics Susan Staba, MD Asst. Professor, Pediatrics Issam Zineh, PharmD Asst. Professor, Pharmacy Practice * Recipient of the APPCI Vice-President’s Award Fall Semester 2005 Classes begin: August 24, 2005 Classes end: December 7, 2005 Registration: Now until August 23, 2005 If you plan to graduate with an MS at the end of the Fall 2005 semester, please notify Eve Johnson immediately. If you are in the MPH program and plan to graduate in December, please contact the MPH department to ensure that all requirements have been met. APPCI Core Courses Offered: • Statistics: Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Pharmacy (PHC 5719, 3 credits) Replaces STA 6200 ONLINE Lectures Instructor: Ried
  • 2. (continued) • Science of Clinical Research (GMS 6181, 2 credits) Daily, September 26-October 7, 2:00-5:00 p.m., Room: C1-3 (Communicore) Instructor: Various/Stacpoole (coordinator) • Manuscript and Abstract Writing for the Clinician/Scientist (GMS 6903, 2 credits) Mondays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.; except during SCR: Monday, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Room: GCRC Conference Room (Shands 3rd floor) Instructors: Limacher/Douglas • APPCI Seminar (GMS 6181b, 1 credit) Tuesdays, 11am - 12pm Room: TBD Instructor: Various/Asal (coordinator) One semester of enrollment and attendance over the course of APPCI Fellowship is required for new fellows. Attendance is strongly encouraged for continuing fellows • Fundamentals of Epidemiology (PHC 6001, 3 credits) Tuesdays, 3-6pm (this time will be adjusted for the Science of Clinical Research Course) Room: HPNP G307 Instructor: Asal (New Fellows please note: course number, time and room number have been changed from that indicated in your welcome letter .) • Master’s Research (GMS 6971, 1-6 credits) 3 credits required for Fellows graduating from the MS program in December, 2005 Elective Suggestions: • Clinical Trials (GMS 6813, 2 credits) Wednesdays, 4:05 – 7:05pm 1329 Building, Room 5250 Instructor: Johnatty • Data Management and Grant Writing Time & Location: TBA Instructor: Shenkman • Supervised Research (GMS 6910, various credits) Please see ISIS for more information on course schedules Please contact Eve Johnson to schedule your courses.
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  • 4.  Calendar Upcoming APPCI Seminar Speakers: • Dr. David Schwartz Director, NIH/NIEHS Thursday, January 19, 2006 Time TBD Other Health Center Seminars (links): College of Medicine schedule GCRC schedule Genetics Institute schedule  FYI Information for Fellows Pursuing an MS: Please choose your Master’s thesis committee as soon as possible. Your committee must be chaired by a member of the Clinical Investigation Graduate Faculty (http://www.medicine.ufl.edu/appci/gradfac.htm), and must have at least one additional member. You should meet with your thesis committee at least once before your thesis defense. Please send your thesis committee choices to Eve Johnson when you have made them. Additional information about the thesis process can be found at http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/editorial/introduction.html. Statistics Help: Cynthia Garvan is available to APPCI Fellows requiring advice and/or consultation on the statistical aspects of their research. Contact information: Cynthia Garvan, PhD Room C2-22M (Communicore) Phone: 294-0046 E-Mail: cyndi@biostat.ufl.edu