Research IT Information & Exchange Series

Goal: To educate pediatric researchers on the research IT and informatics resources and expertise available to facilitate their research and to identify areas where we can enhance IT methods to better support research.

Format: One hour sessions led by subject matter experts to present information on the current services and expertise available.

Intended audience: Researchers with an interest in capitalizing on research IT tools to make their research better.  Also, researchers who are interested in using Big Data and Healthcare Analytic approaches in their research.

Held Friday, March 10, 2017

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Held Friday, March 17, 2017

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Which Data Entry Method Should You Use?

Use this flow chart to help decide which data collection and organization resource is best for you.


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Held March 24, 2017

Learn about using different clinical datasets in your research.  Included in the discussion:

  • Children's Clinical Data Warehouse
  • Hadoop
  • Medicaid data at GT, contact Richard Starr to get started.

To request Children's services:

Recording of Topic 3 Session

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Held April 7, 2017

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Biostatistical Resources for Pediatric Researchers

Use this flyer to help decide which resource is best for you.


Recording of Topic 4 Session

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Held April 14, 2017

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  • Freezer monitoring
  • ​Equipment software
  • Data storage
  • Data sharing
  • LabKey

If you are an Emory researcher interested in using freezer monitoring, or need help with equipment software, data storage or data sharing, please contact your department IT resources. In the Department of Pediatrics, contact Robert Migliore.

Recording of Topic 5 Session

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Held on April 28, 2017

Discussed suitable collaborators and specific areas of expertise in Atlanta based institutions and highlighted and discussed best practices in these types of collaborations.

If you are interested in finding new collaborators for child health-related research in Atlanta, contact Stacy Heilman, Leanne West and Sherry Farrugia

Recording of Topic 6 Session

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