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  • Goldfeld discusses analyzing data from a stepped-wedge designed cluster randomized trial in a real-world context Keith Goldfeld, DrPH, MS, MPA, member of the executive committee of the IMPACT Collaboratory Design and Statistics Core, recently discussed his work with the IMPACT Collaboratory on his blog, ouR data generation. Goldfeld wrote about how to analyze data from a stepped-wedge designed cluster randomized trial. He said that this design can be an important tool ...
  • Mitchell shares a look back at research in advanced dementia and links to her career NIA IMPACT Collaboratory multiple principal investigator Susan Mitchell, MD, MPH, spoke at the February 4 Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center Series at the Perelman School of Medicine at Pennsylvania University. Her talk, “Advanced Dementia: The Evolution of Research Informing Practice,” included a look at the overall body of work in advanced dementia and ...
  • Harrison outlines the need for embedded pragmatic clinical trails and how IMPACT can help in AcademyHealth editorial Jill Harrison, PhD, Executive Director for the IMPACT Collaboratory at Brown University, authored a blog post for AcademyHealth describing the need for embedded pragmatic clinical trails and how the IMPACT Collaboratory can help. Harrison describes the rise in diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as a global public health crisis and describes how embedded pragmatic ...
  • IMPACT principal investigators share their vision of the project with LeadingAge The NIA IMPACT Collaboratory’s multiple principal investigators, Susan L. Mitchell, PhD, MPH, and Vincent Mor, PhD, shared the vision and goals of the project with LeadingAge in an article from January 17. “We are confident that the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory will transform the delivery, quality, and outcomes of care provided to Americans with dementia, and their ...
  • Registration open for statistical conference focused on cluster randomized clinical trials IMPACT Steering Committee and Design and Statistics Core member Monica Taljaard, PhD, will be part of a panel at the 13th University of Pennsylvania Conference on Statistical Issues in Clinical Trials  on April 29th.  The conference will focus on challenges and opportunities in cluster randomized clinical trials. Registration is now open. 
  • Karlawish discusses diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s disease in New York Times article Jason Karlawish, MD,  leader of the IMPACT Collaboratory  Regulatory and Ethics Core, was  quoted in a December 20th New York Times article, “Alzheimer’s Tests Soon May Be Common. Should You Get One? Diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s disease are already here. But the results may raise as many questions as they answer.” Read the article here.
  • What can we really expect to learn from a pilot study? Goldfeld discusses answers in a blog post Keith Goldfeld, DrPH, MS, MPA, member of the IMPACT Collaboratory Design and Statistics Core Executive Committee wrote a blog post about the network and how it can help with pragmatic pilot studies to investigate promising interventions for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Goldfeld shares what we can expect to learn from a relatively ...
  • Laura Gitlin quoted in New York Times article for new therapies for people living with dementia Laura Gitlin, PhD, FGSA, FAAN, leader of the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Dissemination and Implementation Core, was quoted in the December 8th edition of the New York Times addressing the need for meaningful activities as part of treatment for people living with dementia. Gitlin and her colleagues at the College of Nursing and Health Professions at ...
  • NIA IMPACT Collaboratory member speaks at NIH Collaboratory Grand Rounds Richard Platt, MD, MS, a member of the Executive Committee for the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Technical Data Core, was among the presenters at the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory Grand Rounds on Friday, December 6th. Details are below: Topic Millions More People, Stronger Collaborations: The New and Improved NIH Collaboratory Distributed Research Network Date Friday, December 6, 2019, ...
  • NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Stakeholder Engagement Team holds in-person meeting The NIA IMPACT Collaboratory’s Stakeholder Engagement Team (SET) conducted an all-day meeting on December 3, 2019  at Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston, MA. Attendees included the SET, the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC), and additional participants relevant to the IMPACT Collaboratory’s efforts regarding stakeholder engagement. Click here to see the full list of participants. . The objectives were to: 1) ...
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