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Introduction to Focus Groups

Thu. 15 Oct, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This interactive online workshop will provide an introduction to focus groups, a data collection method used in qualitative research. Topics covered will include focus group methodology, considerations for planning a focus group, development of focus group discussion guides, focus group facilitation skills, and tips for conducting virtual focus groups.

Attendees will also participate in a mini "mock" virtual focus group session.


MaryBeth Grewe, MPH
Project Manager / Qualitative Research Specialist, Community and Stakeholder Engagement
NC TraCS Institute


NRP Education Session: Building A Bridge To Network Entity (NE) Research Collaborations

Thu. 15 Oct, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the NRP for their latest education session. Presentation topics include:

  • Learn about the ORSC – Mission, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Learn about UNC Health Network Entities (NE) – Profiles and Unique Characteristics
  • Develop a basic understanding of the steps to research collaboration with NE sites across the state
  • Identify areas to consider when exploring research collaborations with NE sites

Attendance at this event is pending approval for 1 contact hour of clinical research education on applications for Maintenance of ACRP's CCRC®, CCRA®, CPI® or ACRP-CP® certification designations.


Diane Powers, MPH, CHRC, CCRP
System Director, Office of Research Support & Compliance

Kerry Finch, RN, BSN, CCRC
Program Manager, Office of Research Support & Compliance

Andrew Thorne, PharmD, MS
System Clinical Manager, Investigational Drug Services

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