OCTRI Research Forum: Your Monthly Clinical and Translational Research Event

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Join us each month as we address all things clinical and translational research.  We’ll cover issues and solutions to common obstacles in conducting clinical and translational research.

  • Enhance your career in clinical and translational research
  • Gain practical skills in conducting successful research studies
  • Connect with faculty and study staff who share a commitment to translational research
  • Acquire knowledge that directly supports research and expands your collaboration opportunities

Do you have a clinical or translational research question or problem? Let us know and we’ll do our best to help during upcoming events! Please submit questions and topic requests to octri@ohsu.edu or call 503-418-9790.

Upcoming seminars

OCTRI offers this seminar series at no cost to researchers at OHSU.  Review upcoming seminars in the accordions below. Compass registration is encouraged, but not required. 

Seminars are divided into those of general interest and those offered by the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design (BERD) Program.

There are currently no BERD seminars scheduled.  Please check back regularly for updates. You can email suggestions for BERD seminar topics to bdp@ohsu.edu.

Past seminars

Slides and course materials from all seminars are available in the accordions below.  A complete list of video recordings are available via the public OCTRI Research Forum Echo 360 channel. 

Assessing Study Feasibility
Dec. 12, 2019 Handout  Slides

Mentored Career Development Awards (K-awards): Which one is for you? (Part 1), Writing Tips (Part 2),
Nov. 21, 2019 (Part 1) Slides
Dec. 16, 2019 (Part 2) Slides

Recruitment Planning: The Foundation for Clinical Trials and Grant Development
May 23, 2019 Slides

Study Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria: Scientific Ideals vs Real World
Apr. 18, 2019 Slides

Medical Record Recruitment Tools 
Feb. 26, 2019 Slides

Clinicaltrials.gov - Registration (Part 1), Maintenance and Results Reporting (Part 2)
Dec. 13, 2018 (Part 1) Slides   Investigator Help Sheet
Jan. 17, 2019 (Part 2) Slides

    Turning a Research Proposal into a Protocol 
    May 28, 2015 Slides

    Including Special Populations in Your Research
    Apr. 28, 2015 Slides

    Survey Design and Tools
    Jan. 26, 2015 (Part 1) Slides
    Mar. 12, 2015 (Part 2) Slides

                  Creating a Budget for Individual Research 
                  Feb. 24, 2015 Slides

                    R and RStudio: Introduction to R and RStudio
                    Sept. 24, Mar. 7, and Feb. 26, 2019 Slides, Resources, and Exercises

                    R and RStudio: Data Wrangling in R (Parts I and II)
                    May and Apr.  2019 Slides, Resources, and Exercises   

                    R and RStudio: Reproducible Reports with R Markdown
                    Jul. 18 and Sept. 26, 2019 Slides, Resources, and Exercises

                    Power and Sample Size Considerations
                    May 29, 2019  Slides 
                    Oct. 4, 2018 
                    Dec. 12, 2014  Slides 

                    Understanding and Interpreting Regression Analysis
                    Nov. 28, 2018  Slides 

                    The Command Line Without Tears: Using Exacloud for Large Datasets and Annoying Tasks (Parts I and II)
                    Jan. 9 and 16, 2019  Slides and Resources

                    Meet your Data where it Lives: Scraping the Web
                    Apr. 3, 2019  Slides and Resources 

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