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Friday Frontiers in Biomedical Science

Jan
14
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Join us for a reception at 11:30 a.m., with presentations to begin at noon. Each talk will be about 20 minutes long followed by 10 minutes for Q&A. Lunch will be provided.

If you choose to attended virtually, a link will be sent to you when you register.

Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, CBSM, FAASM
Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, CBSM, FAASM
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Title: “Sleep, Health, Technology, and Society”

Dr. Grandner is a licensed clinical psychologist, director of the Sleep and Heath Research Program at the University of Arizona, and director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic at the Banner-University Medical Center. His work focuses on translational sleep research and behavioral sleep medicine, including studies of sleep as a domain of health behavior and the development and implementation of behavioral interventions for insufficient sleep and sleep disorders.

Dawn C. Schwenke, PhD, MS
Dawn C. Schwenke, PhD, MS
Associate Chief of Staff/Research & Development
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS)

Title: “Opportunities for UA Investigators to Participate in SAVAHCS Research”

Dr. Schwenke has a doctorate in nutritional biochemistry and a master's degree in clinical epidemiology. She previously worked as a research methodologist at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, where she provided methodological and statistical leadership in the design, conduct, and management of clinical trials and other clinical research studies, established a data coordinating and monitoring center, and conducted her own research in cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Starting in 2015, Dr. Schwenke served as the chief of research at the VA Northern California Health Care System in Sacramento. Since November 2021, Dr. Schwenke has served as chief of research for the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. 

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Jan
14
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 12:00pm

AUDIENCE

Faculty, Staff, Students
College of Medicine – Tucson

LOCATION

Tucson area
Virtual
Health Sciences – Tucson
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Kiewit Auditorium
1515 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson AZ 85719

CONTACT

Ross Dubois
College of Medicine – Tucson