2020 Course Calendar

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

12:00-3:00pm EDT
Module 1 – Lecture: Introduction to Multilevel Intervention Research

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Information about WebEx and logistics Jennifer Schaefer
12:05-12:10 Introduction and welcome Paul Jacobsen
12:10-12:20 Programmatic perspective of MLIs Sarah Kobrin
12:20-12:30 Introduction to MLTI advanced learning Erica S. Breslau
12:30-12:45 Current attention to multilevel intervention research Erica S. Breslau
12:45-1:00 Scope of MLI research in healthcare and public health Brian S. Mittman
1:00-1:30 Role of MLIs in healthcare delivery and public health Ralph Gonzales
1:30-1:45 Break
1:45-2:30 Exemplary case studies of MLI research Karen Emmons
Marty Charns
Jennifer Haas
2:30-2:40 Discussant 1: Observations on MLI case studies and how theory was employed in the case studies Gregory Aarons
2:40-2:50 Discussant 2: Observations on the designs, methods, and evaluation approaches employed in the case studies Brian S. Mittman
2:50-3:00 Wrap-up and preview of Module 2 Erica S. Breslau

Thursday, May 21, 2020

12:00-3:00pm EDT
Module 2 – Lecture: Conceptual Aspects of Theory

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:10 Welcome and introduction to Module 2 Erica S. Breslau
12:15-12:40 Overview and the importance of theory in multilevel research Sarah Birken
12:40-12:45 Break
12:45-1:15 Organizational theory Bryan Weiner
1:15-1:45 Team / group behavior theory Hector Rodriguez
1:45-2:10 Individual behavior theory Karen Emmons
2:10-2:15 Break
2:15-2:45 Panel discussion:
What makes theory valuable yet practical
Karen Emmons
Sarah Birken
2:45-2:55 Group discussion
2:55-3:00 Wrap-up and preview of Module 3 Brian S. Mittman

Thursday, May 28, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 3 – Small Group

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-2:00 Role and use of theory Sarah Birken
Karen Emmons
Brian S. Mittman
Hector Rodriguez
Bryan Weiner
Erica S. Breslau
Hayden Bosworth
Melinda Davis
Jennifer Elston Lafata
Aimee James
David Miller
Jonathan Tobin

Thursday, June 4, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 4 – Lecture: Use and Application of Theory

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and introduction to Module 4 Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:55 Use of theory: practical guidance Beth Glen
12:55-1:00 Break
1:00-1:50 Intervention Mapping Maria Fernandez
1:50-2:00 Group discussion Brian S. Mittman

Thursday, June 11, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 5 – Small Group

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-2:00 Application of theory Beth Glen
Karen Emmons
Maria Fernandez
Brian S. Mittman
Bryan Weiner
Elizabeth Yano
Hayden Bosworth
Melinda Davis
Jennifer Elston Lafata
Aimee James
David Miller
Jonathan Tobin

Thursday, June 18, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 6 – Lecture: Part I. Quantitative Analytic Techniques

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and Introduction to Module 6 Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:55 Overview of study designs and quantitative analytical methods Thomas Belin
12:55-1:00 Break
1:00-1:50 Part I. Quantitative analytic techniques Donna Spiegelman
1:50-2:00 Group discussion Brian S. Mittman

Thursday, June 25, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 7 – Small Group

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-2:00 Part I. Quantitative analytic techniques Thomas Belin
Richard Emsley
Kimberly Goldsmith
Donna Spiegelman
Brian S. Mittman
Elizabeth Yano
Hayden Bosworth
Melinda Davis
Jennifer Elston Lafata
Aimee James
David Miller
Jonathan Tobin

Thursday, July 2, 2020

12:00-1:30pm EDT
Module 8 – Lecture: Part II. Quantitative Analytic Techniques

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and introduction to Module 8 Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:55 Part II. Quantitative analytic techniques Richard Emsley
12:55-1:00 Break
1:00-1:30 Group discussion Tom Belin
Richard Emsley
Brian S. Mittman

July 3 through July 17, 2020

Summer Break

Thursday, July 23, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 9 - Small Group

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-2:00 Part II. Quantitative analytic techniques Thomas Belin
Richard Emsley
Kimberly Goldsmith
Erica S. Breslau
Brian S. Mittman
Elizabeth Yano
Hayden Bosworth
Melinda Davis
Jennifer Elston Lafata
Aimee James
David Miller
Jonathan Tobin

Thursday, July 30, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 10 - Lecture: Part III. Qualitative Analytic Techniques

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and introduction to Module 10 Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:20 Part III. Qualitative analytic techniques Benjamin Crabtree
12:20-12:30 Question and Answer
12:30-12:45 Application of qualitative methods to research on multilevel interventions Benjamin Crabtree
12:45-12:55 Question and Answer
12:55-1:00 Break
1:00-1:15 Principles and practice of mixed methods Lawrence Palinkas

Thursday, August 6, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 11 – Small Group

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-2:00 Part III. Qualitative analytic techniques Erica S. Breslau
Benjamin Crabtree
Alison Hamilton
Brian S. Mittman
Wynne Norton
Lawrence Palinkas
Hayden Bosworth
Melinda Davis
Jennifer Elston Lafata
Aimee James
David Miller
Jonathan Tobin

Thursday, August 13, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 12 – Lecture: Part IV. Qualitative Analytic Techniques

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and introduction to Module 12 Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:20 Grant Writing 1 Alison Hamilton
12:20-12:30 Question and Answer
12:30-12:45 Grant Writing 2 Benjamin Crabtree
12:45-1:00 Question and Answer
1:00-1:15 Project Planning 1 Alison Hamilton
1:15-1:30 Question and Answer
1:30-1:45 Project Planning 2 Lawrence Palinkas
1:45-2:00 Group discussion Alison Hamilton
Benjamin Crabtree
Lawrence Palinkas
Brian S. Mittman

Thursday, August 20, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 13 – Small Group

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-2:00 Part IV. Qualitative analytic techniques Erica S. Breslau
Benjamin Crabtree
Alison Hamilton
Brian S. Mittman
Wynne Norton
Lawrence Palinkas
Hayden Bosworth
Melinda Davis
Jennifer Elston Lafata
Aimee James
David Miller
Jonathan Tobin

Thursday, August 27, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 14 – Lecture: Measures and Measurement

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and introduction to Module 14 Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:55 Measures and Measurement Martin Charns
12:55-1:00 Break
1:00-2:00 Group Discussion Brian S. Mittman

Thursday, September 3, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 15 – Lecture: Combining Study Designs and Capstone Project

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:10 Welcome and introduction to Module 15
Discussion of Capstone Project
Erica S. Breslau
Brian S. Mittman
12:10-1:45 Panel discussion Martin Charns
Ben Crabtree
Alison Hamilton
Brian Mittman
Lawrence Palinkas
1:45-2:00 Group discussion Brian Mittman

Thursday, September 10, 2020

12:00-2:00pm EDT
Module 16 - Lecture: Economic Analysis, Sustainability, Spread

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome and introduction to Module 16 Brian Mittman
12:05-12:25 Economic Analysis Robin Yabroff
12:25-12:40 Sustainability and Spread Wynne Norton
12:40-12:45 Break
12:45-2:00 Group discussion Brian Mittman

Thursday, September 17, 2020

12:00-3:30pm EDT
Module 17 - Capstone Presentations
MLTI Evaluation
MLTI Certificates

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:15 Evaluation of MLTI Dana Verhoeven
12:15-1:15 Capstone Presentations Trainees
1:15-1:20 Break
1:20-2:30 Capstone Presentations Trainees
2:30-2:50 Guest Plenary Lecture
Structural racism in healthcare
Keith Norris
2:50-3:00 Question and Answer
3:00-3:15 Certificates Sarah Kobrin
3:15-3:30 Conclusion Brian Mittman

Thursday, September 24, 2020

12:00-3:30pm EDT
Module 18 - Capstone Presentations
MLTI Evaluation
MLTI Certificates

Time Presentations Small Group Faculty Leads Presentations by Trainee
12:00-12:05 Welcome Erica S. Breslau
12:05-12:15 Evaluation of MLTI Dana Verhoeven
12:15-1:15 Capstone Presentation Trainees
1:15-1:20 Break
1:20-2:20 Capstone Presentation Trainees
2:20-2:30 Break
2:30-2:50 Guest Plenary Lecture
The problem with race-based medicine
Dorothy Roberts
2:50-3:00 Certificates Sarah Kobrin
3:00-3:15 Concluding remarks Brian Mittman
Last Updated: 09 Sep, 2020