Calendar

We’re putting research under the microscope

Mark your calendar and plan to attend these exciting and informative lectures and special events at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio that showcase biomedical research into diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Calendar

  • Friday, January 9, 2015

    Speaker Series - What is a Clinical Trial? at 11:00 AM

    Learn about clinical trials and how they improve health and wellness. Highlighting local clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

  • Saturday, January 10, 2015

    Clinical Trials Information Day at 11:00 AM

    Learn about clinical trials and how they improve health and wellness. Emphasizing local clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    Distance Learning - What is a Clinical Trial? at 1:00 PM

    Learn about clinical trials and how they improve health and wellness. Highlighting local clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

    Designed for students in grades 7 through 12, the BMT: STEM distance learning programs explore the links between diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Northeast Ohio medical researchers share their cutting edge approaches to disease prevention and management. BMT: STEM programs are aligned with the Ohio Department of Education Science, Mathematics, and Technology Content Standards and National Science Education Standards. Due to the nature of the health care industry, dates and speakers are subject to change. To register, please contact John Ramicone, NOTA Program Manager at WVIZ, 216-916-6260, or john.ramicone@ideastream.org.

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    Health Careers Exploration Day at 10:00 AM

    Which healthcare career interests you? Find out at Health Careers Exploration Day. Interact with local healthcare professionals. Explore GLSC exhibits highlighting biomedical technology. Engage in hands-on activities to learn about medicine. Meet with local college representatives. Find out how you can start your future in Northeast Ohio's largest and fastest growing career sector.

    Panelists for 2014 Health Careers Exploration Day will include:

    - Kathy Rothenberg-James, Health Center Director, Cleveland Department of Public Health
    - Al Barker, MSIT, MCSE, Chief Information Officer, NEON Health Services, Inc.
    - LaTonya J. Carroll, MSN, CPNP-PC, FNP-C, Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioner, Dual Doctorate DNP/PhD Student, President, Graduate Student Nurse Association, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
    - Thomas Nowacki, CMI, Biomedical Artist, Interim Chair of Biomedical Art and Assistant Professor, The Cleveland Institute of Art
    - Samantha Perry, RN, RNFA, Perioperative Nurse, Cleveland Clinic
    - Representatives from the Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC)

    Featured Organizations:

    REAL Program - Research Education Awareness and Learning (REAL) is a Cleveland Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) program designed to educate the community about the importance of clinical research and subject participation. The REAL program team can be part of community events and initiatives. The team can provide presentations and materials, help answer questions regarding research, and explain ways to become a participant in clinical research studies.

    Cleveland Clinic Perioperative Nurses - Perioperative nursing is a nursing specialty that works with patients who are having operations or other invasive procedures. Perioperative nurses work closely with surgeons, nurse anesthetists and surgical technologists. They perform preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care primarily in operation rooms (OR).

  • Friday, February 20, 2015

    Speaker Series - Clinical Trials Helping Teens and Youth at 11:00 AM

    Learn about local clinical trials helping teens and youth with diabetes, obesity, and/or heart disease.

  • Saturday, February 21, 2015

    Clinical Trials Information Day at 11:00 AM

    Learn about clinical trials and how they improve health and wellness. Highlighting local clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    Distance Learning - Clinical Trials Helping Teens and Youth at 1:00 PM

    Learn about local clinial trials helping teens and youth with diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

    Designed for students in grades 7 through 12, the BMT: STEM distance learning programs explore the links between diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Northeast Ohio medical researchers share their cutting edge approaches to disease prevention and management. BMT: STEM programs are aligned with the Ohio Department of Education Science, Mathematics, and Technology Content Standards and National Science Education Standards. Due to the nature of the health care industry, dates and speakers are subject to change. To register, please contact John Ramicone, NOTA Program Manager at WVIZ, 216-916-6260, or john.ramicone@ideastream.org.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Distance Learning - DNA Days: Genetics and Clinical Trials at 1:00 PM

    Find out how DNA, genetics, and molecular methods are an important part of clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

    Designed for students in grades 7 through 12, the BMT: STEM distance learning programs explore the links between diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Northeast Ohio medical researchers share their cutting edge approaches to disease prevention and management. BMT: STEM programs are aligned with the Ohio Department of Education Science, Mathematics, and Technology Content Standards and National Science Education Standards. Due to the nature of the health care industry, dates and speakers are subject to change. To register, please contact John Ramicone, NOTA Program Manager at WVIZ, 216-916-6260, or john.ramicone@ideastream.org.

  • Friday, April 24, 2015

    Speaker Series and National DNA Days Celebration - Genetics and Clinical Trials at 10:30 AM

    Celebrate DNA Days with us! Discover the inner workings of your genome with hands-on activities. extract your own DNA, build a double helix and use the tools of genetic science. Learn about DNA, genetics, and molecular methods used in local clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Find out how you can make a difference through research.

    This is a two day event, April 24 (10:30 AM-1:00 PM) and April 24, 2015 (11:00 AM-3:00) at Great Lakes Science Center. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015

    National DNA Days Celebration - Genetics and Clinical Trials at 11:00 AM

    Celebrate DNA Days with us! Discover the inner workings of your genome with hands-on activities. extract your own DNA, build a double helix and use the tools of genetic science. Learn about DNA, genetics, and molecular methods used in local clinical trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Find out how you can make a difference through research.

    This is a two day event, April 24 (10:30 AM-1:00 PM) and April 24, 2015 (11:00 AM-3:00) at Great Lakes Science Center. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.

  • Friday, May 1, 2015

    National Lab Day Celebration at 10:30 AM

    Become a medical laboratory or research technician for a day. Discover how medical laboratory professionals are involved in clincial trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Explore medical testing methods used to diagnose disease and conduct medical research. Visit with representative from local medical institutions to learn about laboratory careers. Hands-on activites.

    Join us on Friday, May 1, 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM or Saturday, May 2, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.

  • Saturday, May 2, 2015

    National Lab Day Celebration at 11:00 AM

    Become a medical laboratory or research technician for a day. Discover how medical laboratory professionals are involved in clincial trials studying diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Explore medical testing methods used to diagnose disease and conduct medical research. Visit with representative from local medical institutions to learn about laboratory careers. Hands-on activites.

    Join us on Friday, May 1, 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM or Saturday, May 2, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free program with paid admission to Great Lakes Science Center. Advance reservations are required for school groups. Please call 216-621-2400 (M-F, 9 AM to 5:30 PM) and ask your reservationist for times and details.