Office of Health Research/College of Nursing Research Seminar/Webinar

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Date: October 27, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Category: Seminar

The major focus of research in the College of Nursing is urban health. These seminars present new ideas, methodologies and/or potential collaborators for faculty and students. Each session is led by a guest speaker for 45 minutes with another 15 minutes for discussion and Q&A. No fees are required and seminars are open to all.

The topic for the October 27th seminar is Doing Research During a Pandemic II: Self- and Remote Collection of Biological Samples. Speakers:

Using Cameras to Remotely Measure Cardiac Physiology and More, Gregory Lewis, Assistant Research Scientist, Kinsey Institute and Assistant Professor, Intelligent Systems Engineering, Indiana University-Bloomington

Self-Collection Strategies for Noninvasive Biospecimens in the Time Of COVID-19: Opportunities and Guidelines, Elizabeth (“Birdie”) Shirtcliff, Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Director, SPIT Lab, Iowa State University

Specimen Self-Collection for HIV/STI Testing and PrEP Adherence Monitoring among Men Who Have Sex with Men, Akshay Sharma, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing

Emergence of Saliva as the Biofluid of Choice for COVID-19 Testing, Paul D Slowey, CEO, Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation, Co-Founder and Organizer, North American Saliva Symposium, and Honorary Professor, Central South University, Changsha, China

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