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Veterans Affairs St. Louis - Research Day 2018

"VA Research - InnoVAtion to Implementation"


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When: Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: John Cochran Division, Education Wing, Basement 142 (915 North Grand Boulevard, St. Louis 63106)

VA Research Day is designed to call attention to the achievements of VA researchers and the role they play in providing high quality care for Veterans and advancing medical science. 

Presentations will begin at 8:00 a.m.
VA St. Louis Health Care System
John Cochran Division
Education Wing, Basement, Room 142
915 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63106

Parking
Fox Parking Garage, 3637 Washington Boulevard.
Shuttles will be available to and from the John Cochran Division.

Please RSVP to attend at sheila.nothdurft@va.gov or call 314.652.4100 X55511. See the VA Research Day Program Brochure - 2018 for additional information. 
 
AGENDA
 
7:30 –   8:00 a.m.        Continental Breakfast, Meet and Greet
 
8:00 –   8:10 a.m.        Introduction
Keith Repko, Medical Center Director, VA St. Louis Health Care System
 
8:10 –   8:20 a.m.        VA R&D Program & Presentation of Awards
Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, Chief of Research and Education Service, VA St. Louis Health Care System
 
8:20 –   8:30 a.m.        Distinguished Service Award
Fredric Metzger, PhD, Chief of Mental Heath Service and Research and Development Committee Chairman
 
8:30 –   9:15 a.m.        Plenary Speaker
Amar Das, MD, PhD, Director, Learning Health Systems, IBM Artificial Intelligence Research
 
9:15 –   9:35 a.m.        Lifetime Achievement Awardee
Geoffrey Gorse, MD, Staff Physician, VA St. Louis Health Care System, Professor of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
 
9:35 –   9:55 a.m.        SLU R&D Program
Kenneth A. Olliff, DMin, MBA, Vice President for Research, Saint Louis University
 
9:55 - 10:15 a.m.         Break
 
10:15 - 10:045 a.m.     Special Speaker
Rachel B. Ramoni,  DMD, ScD,  Chief Research and Development Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs
 
10:45 –   11:05 a.m.    WU R&D Program
Christina A. Gurnett, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis
 
11:05 –   11:40 a.m.    Investigator of the Year
Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD, Staff Physician, VA St. Louis Health Care System, Professor of Surgery, Pathology & Immunology, Washington University in St. Louis
 
11:40 –   12:00 p.m.    Recognition of Committee Members and Closing Remarks       
Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, Chief of Research and Education Service, VA St. Louis Health Care System

 



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