From Bench to Bedroom Testing and Translating Behavioral Interventions from Research into Practice


Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD, FACE, FAHA

President/CEO, Clinical Directors Network (CDN); Co-Director for Community-Engaged Research, The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science; Professor Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Learning Objectives:
1. To understand different models of community-based, clinical trials of behavioral interventions, with a practical example of a multisite controlled translational study that implemented Stress Management and Relaxation Therapy/Expressive Supportive Therapy (SMART/EST) among women with HIV/AIDS in Community Health Centers (CHCs).
2. To understand the concept of community-engaged research
3. To understand the interface between behavioral interventions, clinical outcomes, and biological markers
4. To recognize the distinctions between clinical, behavioral, public health, patient-centered, and biological outcomes
The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science Date/Time: Friday, September 28th, 2012, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EST

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