UK Clinical Research Education Day to be held Oct. 26

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) will host UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place in the UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion H lobby (outside of the administration offices), and will feature a variety of informational tables for patients, faculty, staff and visitors to learn about clinical research.

Organizations providing information at Research Education Day will include: The Kentucky Women's Health Registry, the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), the Speech Pathology/Voice Center, the Veteran's Affairs Hospital, Concussion Assessment Research, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Sciences, the CCTS, the Gill Heart Institute and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Participating organizations will provide education about the variety of clinical trial opportunities available through their programs, as well as clinical research in general.

In addition, College of Nursing students will provide free blood pressure checks and the College of Health Sciences will provide free checks of grip strength.

UK Research Education Day is open to everyone, and will offer educational opportunities for all with an interest in clinical trials and research. For more information contact: Roxane Poskin, roxane.poskin@uky.edu or (859) 257-7856.