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Aimee L. McRae-Clark,
PharmD, BCPP

Clinical Neuroscience Division
Associate Professor, Departments of
Psychiatry and Neurosciences



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DART Seminar Schedule - Summer 2015

Location: Charleston Center Conference Room Suite 151


Time: 12-2pm Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted

May 19th - Dr. Karen Hartwell - “Establishing a Good Relationship with your Mentor” * Location: CHP A102

May 26th - Dr. Susan Sonne - “Good Clinical Practice” (12:00pm – 2:00 PM)

June 2nd - Dr. Annie Simpson - “Stats 101: How to get your data to talk and understand what they are saying?”

June 9th - Dr. Justin Gass – “Animal Models of Addiction”

June 16th - Greg Sahlem – “Sleep Research” (12:00 – 1:00 PM)

and Bern Cortese – “Odor Research” (1:00 2:00 PM)

June 23rd  - Dr. Sarah Book - “How to Write an Abstract" and "Pathway to a Career in Psychiatry”

June 30th - Dr. Jenna McCauley - “Poster Presentations” (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)

July 7th - Irene Pericot-Valverde – “Research Experiences After DART”

July 14th  - Dr. Connie Guille – “Women's Research”

July 21st  - Dr. Michael Sweat – “HIV/AIDS & Risk Reduction” (12:00 – 1:00PM)

and Dr. Carla Danielson – “Adolescent Trauma and Addiction” (1:00 – 2:00 PM)


DART Seminar Schedule - Spring 2015

Location: Charleston Center Conference Room Suite 151

Time: 9-10am Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted


January 6th – Dr. Jesse Goodwin – Patents 101

January 13th – Dr. Amanda Roten – Cognitive Outcomes with Abstinence in a Placebo-Controlled Pharmacotherapy Trial for Youth with Marijuana Dependence

January 20th – Dr. Tom Uhde – TBA

January 27th – Dr. Mark George – TMS and Brain Stimulation

February 3rd – Nancy White – Endnote Workshop

February 10th – Writing a Successful Biomedical Manuscript—A Journal Editor’s Point of View * 9-11 AM (LOCATION TBA)

February 17th – Dr. Graham Warren – Tobacco Research

February 24th – Dr. Jonathan Halford – Running Clinical Trials

March 3rd – Dr. Joann Sullivan – Funding Opportunities

March 10th – Dr. Greg Sahlem - Sleep Research and Opportunities After DART

March 17th – Dr. Bernadette Cortese – Current Research with Addictions

March 24th – Dr. Colleen Hanlon – Current Research

April 7th – Dr. Justin Gass - Current Research with Animal Models and Addiction

April 14th – Dr. Michael Sweat – HIV/AIDS & Global Research

April 21st – Dr. Thomas Lewis Research Presentation (30 minutes) and Dr. Zac Zuschlag Research Presentation (30 minutes)

April 28th – Dr. Kathleen Brady - Manuscript Writing

 May 5th – Dr. Ben Kalivas Research Presentation (30 minutes) 

May 12th - Exit Surveys

May 19th - Dr. Mandy Roper Research Presentation




DART Seminar Schedule – Fall 2014

Every Tuesday from 9:00-10:00 AM unless otherwise noted.

Location: Charleston Center Conference Room Suite 151


August 26th, 2014 – Orientation with Drs. Back and Book; Gail Brubaker, Kim Davis, Stephanie Gray

September 2nd, 2014 – Stephanie Gentillin “Working With the IRB”

September 9th, 2014 – Royce Sampson and Stephen Skelton “SUCCESS Center and Budget Planning”

September 16th, 2014 – Dr. Jeff Korte “Statistics”

September 23rd, 2014 – Dr. Susan Sonne “Good Clinical Practices & Research Ethics”

September 30th, 2014 - Dr. Mark Hamner "Dual Diagnosis: Alcoholism and Schizophrenia"

October 7th, 2014 – Dr. Karen Hartwell “Establishing a Good Relationship with Your Mentor”

October 14th, 2014 – Dr. Jeff Korte "Sample Size and Power"

October 21st, 2014 – Dr. Peter Miller “Publishing”

October 28th, 2014 – Dr. Matt Carpenter “Time Management”

November 4th, 2014 – Dr. Therese Killeen "Research Naiive Settings"

November 11th, 2014 – HOLIDAY

November 18th, 2014 – John Clark and Lynn Patterson “REDCap”

November 25th, 2014 – Dr. Kathleen Brady “Manuscript Writing”

December 2nd, 2014– Dr. Joseph Schacht “Imaging”

December 9th, 2014 – Dr. Jesse Goodwin “Patents 101”

December 16th, 2014 – Dr. Connie Guille “Women’s Research”



 2014 Summer Fellowship Seminar Schedule

Every Tuesday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM*

(*unless otherwise noted)

Charleston Center Conference Room, Suite 151

 Seminar Schedule

May 20, 2014 Dr. Karen Hartwell - “Establishing a Good Relationship With Your Mentor”

May 27, 2014 Dr. Susan Sonne - “Good Clinical Practice” (12:00 - 2:00 PM)*

June 3, 2014 Dr. Julianne Hellmuth - “Pathway to a Career in Psychology”

June 10, 2014 Dr. Jeffrey Korte - “Statistics” (12:00 - 2:00 PM)*

June 17, 2014 Dr. Greg Sahlem - “Sleep Research”

June 24, 2014 Dr. Sarah Book - “How to Write an Abstract // Pathway to a Career in Psychiatry” (12:00 - 1:00 PM)*

and Dr. Emma Barrett - "Current Research in Australia" (1:00 - 2:00 PM)

July 1, 2014 Dr. Justin Gass - "Animal Models of Addiction Research" (12:00 - 1:00 PM)*

July 8, 2014  Dr. Jenna McCauley - "Poster Presentations" (12:00 - 1:00 PM)*

and Dr. Peter Miller - “Publishing” (1:00 - 2:00 PM)

July 15, 2014 Dr. Latoya Conner - "Research in Trauma, Incarceration, and Substance Abuse" (12:00 - 1:00 PM)*

and Dr. Megan Moran-Santa Maria - “Pathway to a Career in Translational Research” (1:00 - 2:00 PM)

July 22, 2014  Dr. Jeffrey Borckardt - “Pain, the Brain and Emotional Regulation”  (12:00-1:00 PM)*

and Dr. Michael Sweat “HIV/AIDS & Risk Reduction” (1:00-2:00 PM)


DART Spring 2014 Meetings

    Every Tuesday  from 9am-10am

 In Roper Medical Office Building (RMOB) - Suite 140

Seminar Schedule

January 14th Dr. Kevin Gray- “Balancing Research”

January 21st Dr. Aimee McRae “Establishing a Relationship with Pharmaceutical Corporations”

January 28thDrs. Sahlem and Williams- “DART Research”

February 4th  Dr. Mark George- “TMS & Brain Stimulation”

February 11th  Dr. Jesse Goodwin- “Patents 101”

February 18th  Dr. Jonathan Halford- “Clinical Trials Research”

February 25th  Jane Kelley- “Social Media Branding & Marketing”

March 4th Drs. Hartwell, Carpenter & Back “Lab Management Panel”

March 11th Dr. Matthew Carpenter- “Time Management”

March 18th  Dr. Connie Guille “Womens Research”

March 25th Dr. Jeffrey Borckardt “Pain, the Brain & Emotional Regulation: Neurostimulation Approaches

April 1st Drs. Carpenter, Tolliver, and Hanlon “K & R Award Panel”

April 8th  Dr. Michael Sweat “HIV/AIDS & Risk Reduction”

April 15th Dr. Justin Glass “Animal Models of Drug Addiction”

April 22nd Dr. Kathleen Brady “Manuscript Writing”

April 29th Dr. Therese Killeen “Naïve Research Settings”

May 6th Dr. Greg Sahlem “ DART Research”

May 13th Dr. Nolan Williams “ DART Research”

May 20th Drs. Back & Book “ DART Research & Exit Surveys”


DART 2013 Fall Seminars

Every Tuesday from 9am-10am in Suite 140

Roper Medical Office Building

Seminar Schedule

8/20/13 Stephanie Gentilin- “Working with the IRB”

9/3/13 Dr. Jeffrey Korte- “Statistics”

9/10/13 Dr. Jeffrey Korte- “Statistics”

9/17/13 Teri Lynn Herbert- “Endnote”

9/24/13  Dr. Kelly Barth- “DART Experience and Beyond”

10/1/13 Dr. Colleen Hanlon- “Conference Presentation and Abstract Submission”

10/8/13 "Facetime with Drs. Book & Back"

10/15/13 Dr. Raymond Anton- “Research Ethics”

10/22/13 Dr. Joseph Schacht- “Imaging”

10/29/13 Steven Skelton & Royce Sampson – “Success Center and Budget Planning”

11/5/13 Dr. Carol Wagner- “CTRC Rotations”

11/12/13 Dr. Bryan Tolliver- “K-23 & NIH Experiences”

11/19/13 Royce Sampson- “Adverse Events vs. Serious Adverse Events”

12/3/13 Dr. Kathleen Brady- “Manuscript Writing”

12/10/13 Dr. Amanda Roper- “DART Research Presentation”

12/17/13 Dr. Jeffrey Korte- “Statistics”





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