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University Research Week

Mon. 19 Oct, 2020 8:00 am - Fri. 23 Oct, 2020 8:00 pm

University Research Week is an annual celebration of Carolina’s research excellence and an effort to increase participation by students, of all levels, in research activity. Through multiple unique virtual events, the campus community will become more familiar with our world-class research and the strategic initiatives that make Carolina one of the top research institutions in the world.

TraCS will be hosting a number of events during this year's University Research Week. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions regarding University Research Week.

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NC Project Management Institute: Beyond the PMBOoK

Tue. 20 Oct, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Beyond the PMBOoK: Journey to the Secret Sauce - A Discussion of COVID-19: A 7-Step Response Plan for Project Managers by Michael Clayton

In 2020, we have experienced unprecedented impacts to the workforce in our lifetimes due to COVID-19 and political/cultural unrest. As we continue to manage and plan to emerge from our COVID-19 lockdown, what do you need to be thinking about as a Project Manager? This ten-minute video will spark you to consider if/how you may need to reframe your project, protect your greatest resources, and do what is right for your organization.

Join the North Carolina Project Management Institute for a discussion on how to protect your people during a time of crisis; the importance of conducting an impact analysis and using a risk register; and how to inform and influence organizational decision.

Terri West, PMP, IT Strategic Engagement Consultant/Project Manager
Duke School of Medicine


Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Disparities: Direct Care Workforce Job Quality and the Impact of COVID-19

Tue. 20 Oct, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Disparities - Healthcare Delivery in the Age of COVID-19: Direct Care Workforce Job Quality and the Impact of COVID-19

This interdisciplinary Seminar will hold intensive and collaborative sessions focused on health outcome and health delivery problems resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The main research topic is health disparities in healthcare delivery and how the COVID-19 pandemic shapes systems and impacts resources, including human resources.

The main product from these collaborative interdisciplinary and multi-organizational work groups of health disparities researchers and students will be a focused grant proposal aimed at examining the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on care delivery and home health caregivers’ own health outcomes.


Robert Espinoza
Vice President of Policy, PHI


REDCap Functions Training Session

Tue. 20 Oct, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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REDCap Functions is advanced training in using functions with your project such as Surveys, Randomization, Calendar/Scheduling, etc.

The session will cover Imports, Reusing Forms, Exports, Surveys, Data Quality Checks, Collecting Data Offline (REDCap Mobile), Subject App (MyCap), Pulling Epic Data, Special layouts (Shazam), Multiple Languages, and more.

Our current REDCap trainings are offered as webinar-only.


* NOTE: There are no prerequisites for taking the Functions class. Previous attendees advise that you should take one of the Forms classes prior. As a minimum, it will help if you are familiar with building forms, field types, and the options/parameters that belong to those field types.

About REDCap

REDCap is a secure web application that can be used to build and manage case report forms, surveys and other data capture mechanisms for clinical research. NC TraCS provides training classes to assist you in getting started with building REDCap data collection forms for your research projects.

Current REDCap training offerings include:

  1. Forms (beginner)
  2. Forms: Hands On (beginner)
  3. Functions (advanced*)
  4. Open Session (Surveys and general questions)
  5. Clinical Data Management (3-day)

For more information, please visit our REDCap webpage.

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