CRN News for May 2012
CRN Scientific Webinar Hiatus
The CRN Scientific Webinar series is on hiatus in the month of May. Watch this space for information on upcoming webinars.
CRN-CCRC Study in the News
Reuters Health interviewed Kathy Mazor, EdD on the results of her CRN-CCRC study of communication around adverse events in cancer care. Read the article.
Mazor KM, Roblin DW, Greene SM, Lemay CA, Firneno CL, Calvi J, Prouty CD, Horner K, Gallagher TH. Toward Patient-Centered Cancer Care: Patient Perceptions of Problematic Events, Impact, and Response. J Clin Oncol 2012 Apr 16. [View Abstract]
Peppercorn J. Need to Improve Communication in Breast Cancer Care. J Clin Oncol 2012 Apr 16. [Look up in PubMed]
Reuters Health published an article on the CRN DCIS project team's study of the risk of invasive breast procedures after breast-conserving surgery for DCIS.
Data Linkage Conference
This one-day conference will take place on June 5 in British Columbia, Canada. Attendees will learn about new approaches on how to link, analyze and design data and linkage, and the role of privacy. Read more.
Research Program Position in BC, Canada
Simon Fraser University and the BC Cancer Agency are seeking an internationally recognized scientist in survivorship research to fill a tenure-track position. The incumbent will be appointed at the Associate Professor or Professor level at SFU’s Faculty of Health Sciences and will serve as the inaugural Leslie Diamond Chair in Cancer Survivorship. Read more.
Medical Officer Position at the National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral & Social Sciences Research
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) is recruiting a dynamic physician with expertise in the behavioral or social sciences to serve as a medical officer. The Office fosters research that connects the biological and psychological factors intrinsic to the individual (e.g., physiological, cognitive, emotional, genetic) with extrinsic social factors (e.g. family, community, economics, healthcare policy and practice). Moreover, OBSSR supports the links between research and practice that will improve the development and implementation of behavioral and social interventions, the practice of translational and preventive medicine, health care delivery and access to care with the ultimate goal of optimizing healthy lifestyles, well-being, public health, and reducing the burden of disease.
An individual with the expertise described above would enjoy a scientifically energizing and collegial environment and have ample opportunities to:
Applications are now being accepted for this position through the NIH Global Recruitment process. Please apply to Job Announcement Number NIH-GR-DH-12-585289 on the USAJOBS Web site.
Applications must be received by 11:59pm on the closing date of the announcement, Monday, May 14, 2012.
Questions about the position may be directed to:
Deborah H. Olster, PhD
NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
The NCI is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Postdoctoral Fellows. The deadline this year is August 25, 2012. As part of the program fellows receive:
Applicants should meet the following eligibility criteria:
To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, please visit our Web site.
(In chronological order. * = CRN investigators and staff will be in attendance!)
IHA's 11th Annual Health Literacy Conference
American Society of Clinical Oncology
The Data Effect
2012 Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference
Society for Epidemiological Research Annual Meeting
Epic Users’ Group
Society for Medical Decision Making
International Cancer Screening Network
American Public Health Association
American Medical Informatics Association
San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
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