CATALyST Works-in-Progress meetings


CATALyST WIP Calendar – Q2 2021

CATALyST Works-in-Progress (WIP) meetings take place on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Anyone is welcome to attend. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all WIP meetings are currently conducted virtually. This website will be updated once in-person events recommence.

WIP meetings are a fundamental component of this Learning Health System (LHS) scholar program. During these gatherings, CATALyST scholars present their research and leverage the expertise of mentors and other WIP attendees for guidance. Additionally, subject matter experts from the multitude of disciplines involved in LHS science frequently present at CATALyST WIPs and are available to attendees for discussion and questions.​​​​

Monday, April 26th – 2:00-3:30pm
TOPIC: University of North Carolina’s Professor Sam Cykert, MD, is the guest presenter for this WIP. Per his UNC bio, “he has been heavily involved in projects that address health disparities and quality improvement in both cancer treatment and chronic care management.” Dr. Cykert’s presentation and the following discussion will be focused on clinical interventions as they related to learning health science.

Monday, May 10th – 2:00–3:30pm
TOPIC: We will celebrate the graduation of scholar Linnaea Schuttner, MD, MS. Linnaea has completed the program with a focus on the integration of patient preferences for treating multi-morbidity within the VA medical system.

Monday, May 24thnd – 2:00-3:30pm
TOPIC: UW Associate Professor Gary Hsieh will share his in-depth expertise regarding human-centered design and present his research in this field. Dr. Hsieh has a dual appointment at the UW in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.

Monday, June 14th – 2:00-3:00pm
TOPIC: Dr. Coronado is an epidemiologist and the Mitch Greenlick Endowed Senior Investigator in Health Disparities Research at Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland Oregon. Dr. Coronado will be presenting at this WIP about community-based research partnerships and balancing stakeholder input.

Monday, June 28th – 2:00-3:00pm
TOPIC: Susan Shortreed, PhD, and Yates Coley, PhD will discuss PCORI research methodology standards. Dr. Shortreed is a Senior Investigator and Biostatistician at KPWHRI and has served as a mentor within the CATALyST program. She is also an Affiliate Professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington. Dr. Coley is an Associate Investigator and biostatistician at KPWHRI, an Affiliate Professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington, and the first graduate of the CATALyST LHS K12 scholar program.

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Contact: Susan Brandzel
CATALyST Program Administrator