CTSI Virtual Town Halls

Virtual Town Halls are now quarterly CTSI Grand Rounds. Find upcoming and recent Grand Rounds on our new page here.

Dr. Ebony Boulware began hosting CTSI Virtual Town Halls in July 2015.  These online conversations are an opportunity to learn more about the programs and projects supported by Duke's Clinical and Translational Science Award (Duke CTSA). 

Slides and presentation recordings are included here, where available.


"TransPop Update: Resources and Opportunities in Kannapolis" 

Presented by L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS and Julie Eckstrand, RPh

January 19, 2018

View the slides

Watch the recording


"Trial & Recruitment Innovation: Leading Efforts to Tackle Roadblocks & Leverage Efficiencies"

Presented by Ranee Chatterjee, MD, MHS; Geeta Swamy, MD; Gene Oddone, MD; and Jamie Roberts, MPH, MA
October 6, 2017

View the Slides

Watch/listen to the recording (WebEx link)


“Human Adaptation to A Sea-change in Information Science: A Challenge for the Next Decade.”

Presented by Robert Califf, MD, Vice Chancellor for Health Data Science at Duke Health
July 21, 2017 

Webex recording of the full presentation (video + audio)

PDF copy of slides available for download


“How to Tap into a 12,000+ Person Study Cohort in Kannapolis”

Presented by: Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, Health Services Outcomes Research, DCRI
Jamie Todd, MD – Co-PI MURDOCK COPD Study
Miriam Morey, PhD – Co PI Physical Performance Across the Lifespan Study

April 21, 2017

WebEx Recording

PowerPoint Slides


"Perspectives on the Future of Clinical Research"

Presented by: Adrian Hernandez, MD, Director, Health Services Outcomes Research, DCRI
Jamie Roberts, Senior Project Manager, Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI)
Bray Patrick-Lake, Director of Stakeholder Engagement, CTSI

January 25, 2017

Webex Recording

PowerPoint Slides


"Creating Research-Ready Communities and Community-Ready Researchers"

Presented by Dr. Ebony Boulware, Contact PI, Duke CTSA
Bray Patrick-Lake, director of stakeholder engagement, Duke CTSA
Nadine Barrett, Jennifer Gierisch, and Lisa Davis, Center for Community Collaborations and Connections (C4) 

September 2016

Webex Recording

Powerpoint Slides


"Collaborating Beyond Duke"

An overview of CTSA collaborative projects and funding awards with other academic institutions, presented by Lynn Sutton, Director of Operations, DTRI
Two collaborative project case studies presented by Christoph Hornik (Duke), Danny Gonzalez (UNC), Charlie Gersbach, (Duke) and Aravind Asokan (UNC)

April 2016 

Powerpoint Slides


"Working with Regulatory Affairs: Case Studies"

Presented by Jelena Berglund, PhD, RAC, Danny Laskowitz, MD, Shara Reihani, and Joanne Kurtzberg, MD

January 2016

Webex Recording

Powerpoint Slides


"Working with the DOCR Research Management Team: Case Studies"

Presented by Denise Snyder, Duke Office of Clinical Research
Corrine Voils, PhD, Division of General Internal Medicine 
Loren Del Mar Pena, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics

October 2015

Powerpoint Slides


"Answering questions about the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) and Pilot Funding"

Presented by Dr. Ebony Boulware, Lead PI of the Duke CTSA

July 2015 

Webex Recording