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May 24, 2021

10:00-10:15 AM

Conference Welcome and Overview

Allison Kempe, MD; Bethany Kwan, PhD

10:15-11:00 AM

Keynote - Implementation and Conduct of Pragmatic Trials: The Intersection of Quality Improvement, Learning Health Systems, and System Level Change

Brian Mittman, PhD

15 minute break
11:15-12:00 PM

Panel Discussion - Pragmatic Research with Real-World Clinical and Community Settings: Challenges, Opportunities, and Recommendations for Success

Brian Mittman, PhD; Amy Huebschmann, MD; Bryan Garner, PhD; Erin Kenzie, PhD; James Pittman, PhD; Nicole Stadnick, PhD; Shelley Vanderhout, PhD

12:00-12:30 PM

Networking Lunch - The Zoom Hallway: See Who Might Be Passing Through!

Bethany Kwan, PhD

12:30-1:00 PM

Plenary Address - An Introduction to Pragmatic Trials: A View into the Rationale and Process of Real-Life interventions

Megan Branda, MS

1:00-1:45 PM

Track 1: Dissemination and Implementation

Plenary - Stakeholder Engagement in Complex Environments: One Size Does Not Fit All

Monica Perez Jolles, PhD

Track 2: Data Science and Biostatistics

Plenary - Recent Developments in Statistical Methods for Pragmatic, Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trials

Fan Li, PhD

15 minute break

2:00-3:15 PM

Track 1: Implementation and Engagement Strategies

Implementation Mapping: A Promising and Innovative Method to Design and Select Implementation Strategies for Firearm Safety Promotion in Pediatric Primary Care -- Rinad Beidas, PhD

Planning for Practice Facilitation in Your Research Proposal: What You Need to Know -- Jeanette Waxmonsky, PhD; Robyn Wearner, MA; Stephanie Kirchner, MSPH

Choosing Appropriate Stakeholder Engagement Methods: The Stakeholder Engagement Navigator Webtool -- Matthew Decamp, MD; Brad Morse, PhD; Kate Ytell, MPH

Juggling the Various Components of Stakeholder Engagement: A Hands-on Approach -- Monica Perez Jolles, PhD

Track 2: Data Science and Biostatistics

Analyzing Correlated Data: Basics of the Linear Mixed Effects Model -- John Rice, PhD

Interrupted Time Series with Individual Level Data -- Elizabeth Juarez-Colunga, PhD; Angela Moss, MS

Clinical Prediction Models -- Krithika Suresh, PhD; Katie Colborn, PhD

Causal Inference via Trial Emulation -- Nandita Mitra, PhD


May 25, 2021

10:00-10:15 AM

Keynote - The Benefits and Challenges of Leveraging Existing and Secondary Data for Pragmatic Research: A Case Study of Evaluating the Effect of Living Kidney Donation on Long-Term Outcomes

David Vock, PhD

10:45:12:00 PM

Track 1: Assessing Context and Fit in Usual Care Settings

Identifying Multilevel Contextual Factors -- Christina Studts, PhD

Assessing Multilevel Contexts -- Bryan Weiner, PhD

PRECIS-2-PS: A Tool for Developing Implementation Trials with Purpose and Intent -- Wynne Norton, PhD

Patient Reported Measures: On the Ground Collection, Implementation and Clinical Workflows -- Rodger Kessler, PhD

Track 2: Managing Real World Data

Building the Tower of Babel – Tricks and Traps in Harmonizing EHR Data -- Lisa Schilling, MD; Patrick Hosokawa, MS

Opportunities for Using Healthcare Claims Data for Pragmatic Sustainability Assessments -- Mark Gritz, PhD

Using Population-Based Data in Secondary Analysis -- Allison Kempe, MD; Art Davidson, MD

Digital Health Data Access, Management, and Use -- Susan L. Moore, PhD

15 minute break

12:15-1:00 PM

Plenary - Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-Based Interventions to Fit to Context

Noy Phimphasone-Brady, PhD

1:00-1:50 PM

Poster Sessions A


10 minute break

2:00-3:15 PM

Track 1: Measuring Dissemination and Implementation Outcomes

Assessing and Enhancing Reach and Representativeness -- Russell Glasgow, PhD; Meredith Fort, PhD

Process Evaluation and Adaptations in Complex Trials -- Graham Moore PhD

Measuring Implementation Outcomes -- Cara C. Lewis, PhD

Methods for Reporting and Aligning Implementation Strategies with Implementation Outcomes -- Brittany Rudd, PhD

Track 2: Analyzing Real World Data

Data Quality Assessment Issues and Methods for Secondary Data Use -- Michael Kahn, MD

Watson: Attics, Guesswork and Clay. Sleuthing Your Way into Biomedical Natural Language Processing -- Seth Russell, MS

Methods for Linking Records Across Disparate Data Sources -- Toan Ong, PhD; Jenna Reno, PhD

Mining and Analyzing Data from Social Media Data Sources -- Bethany Kwan, PhD; Jenn Reno, PhD

May 26, 2021

10:00-11:00 AM

Plenary - Implementing Pragmatic Trials via Electronic Platforms: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Consent, Participation, and Analysis

Andrea Troxel, ScD

15 minute break

11:15-12:00 PM

Keynote - Understanding and Adapting to Complexity in Real-World Contexts

Graham Moore, PhD

15 minute break

12:15-1:00 PM

Track 1: Poster Session B

Track 2: Panel Discussion - Building D&I Capacity Around the Globe: A Review of D&I Centers and Programs -- Clare Viglione, PhD; Borsika Rabin

1:00-1:45 PM

Plenary - Map2Adapt: A Roadmap to Plan for Adaptations

Julia E. Moore, PhD

2:00-2:45 PM

Track 1: Adaptation Methods

Using Frame and MADI Frameworks to Guide and Track Adaptations -- Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, PhD

The Form and Function Matrix Approach to Adapting Complex Interventions to Local Context -- Brian Mittman, PhD

Reconceptualizing Sustainability and Adaptation: From Static to Dynamic --David Chambers, DPhil

Multi and Mixed Methods Approaches for Documenting and Analyzing Adaptations in Real-World Studies -- Jodi Holtrop, PhD; Borsika Rabin, PhD

2:45-3:00 PM

Closing Address

Bethany Kwan, PhD



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