This page contains seminars on practice-based research networks (PBRNs) and interviews of PBRN research investigators and network leaders.

To listen to an interview simply click the "Audio" link under the desired topic. Your media player should open to play the file automatically (check that your speakers are on).

Please direct questions about this page, audio files, interviews, or presentations to James Werner, PhD at james.werner@case.edu.


2008 Seminar 14: Navigating Among Silos - Adventures in Interdisciplinary Research

January 21, 2009: Colin Drummond,PhD, MBA, director of the Coulter-Case Translational Research Partnership, spoke about his own personal adventures in biomedical engineering and interdisciplinary work.

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Jim Werner, PhD - PBRN CCT Fellowship

November 21, 2008: Dena Fisher, Case PBRN Shared Resource Practice Enhancement Associate (PEA) interviews Dr. Jim Werner about the Practice-Based Research Network & Cancer Control Research Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University.

The audio of the 6-minute interview is available: Download mp3

Interview date: November 5, 2008.


2008 Seminar 13: Writing PBRN research for publication

November 20, 2008: Kurt Stange, MD on the writing, review, and publication process.

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2008 Seminar 12: Human subjects protection and data privacy in PBRN research

November 13, 2008: Barbara Daly, PhD, RN, FAAN spoke on IRB, HIPAA; Ethical and practical issues surrounding PBRN research.

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2008 Seminar 11: Practice Enhancement Assistants and Quality Improvement

November 6, 2008: Chet Fox, MD presented, "PEA to the Rescue: Improving Clinical Practice."

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2008 Seminar 10: Quality improvement research

October 30, 2008: Don Goddard, MD presented "Linking quality improvement & clinical research."

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2008 Seminar 9: Community Based Participatory Research

October 23, 2008: Maghboeba Mosavel, PhD presented, "CBPR and Practice Based Research Networks."

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2008 Seminar 8: Mixed Methods Research

October 16, 2008: Susan A. Flocke, PhD and Kurt C. Stange, MD PhD presented, "Mixing Research Methods : an approach to letting the evolving research question drive a PBRN line of investigation."

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2008 Seminar 7: SEMINAR CANCELED

October 09, 2008: The seminar for week 7, Funding for PBRN research, was canceled.


2008 Seminar 6: Quantitative data analysis

October 2, 2008: Stephen Zyzanski, PhD presents, "Data Analysis in Practice-Based Research."

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2008 Seminar 5: Sampling and Nested Analyses in PBRNs

September 25, 2008: Stephen Zyzanski, PhD presents, "Sampling and Nested Data in Practice-Based Research."

Audio: Download mp3 Unfortunately, a technical error resulted in a truncated recording. Only the first 30 minutes of this presentation was recorded.

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2008 Seminar 4: PBRN data collection methods

September 18, 2008: Louise Acheson, MD, MS presented "Web-based family history collection and assessment" and Jim Werner, PhD followed with his presentation "PBRN data collection methods."

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Web-based Family History Presentation: Download power point | Download pdf

Data Collection Presentation: Download power point | Download pdf


2008 Seminar 3: Network Development and Maintenance

September 11, 2008: Ann Reichsman, MD presented, "Network Development and Maintenance."

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Presentation: Dr. Reichsman did not utilize PowerPoint.

Jim Werner, PhD delivered a short presentation, "How Representative are PBRN Practices and Patients?":

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2008 Seminar 2: Development of Practice-Based Research Networks

September 4, 2008: Jim Werner, PhD presents, "Development of Practice-Based Research Networks."

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Infrastructure Requirements of PBRNs (Supplemental Material): Download pdf