Academic School Year 2020-2021

COPRH Con 2021: Implementation & Conduct of Pragmatic Research: Ensuring Rigor & Relevance in Practice

Day 1

Welcome and Overview

Drs. Allison Kempe and Bethany Kwan

Keynote Address:

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


Presented by: Dr. Brian Mittman, Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Best of COPRH Con Panel Discussion:

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

Presented by: Various

Plenary Address:

An Introduction to Pragmatic Trials: A View into the Rationale and process of Real-Life Interventions

Presented by: Ms. Megan Branda, University of Colorado

Plenary Address:

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

Presented by: Monica Perez Jolles, PhD

Plenary Address:


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

Presented by: Fan Li, PhD

Breakout: Implementation and Engagement Strategies

  • Implementation Mapping: Rinad Beidas, PhD
  • Stakeholder Engagement Methods: Matthew Decamp, MD et al
  • Practice Facilitation: Jeanette Waxmonsky, PhD et al
  • Components of Stakeholder Engagement: Monica Perez Jolles, PhD

Breakout: Data Science and Biostatistics

  • Analyzing Correlated Data: John Rice, PhD
  • Clinical Predication Models: Krithika Suresh, PhD; Katie Colborn, PhD
  • Interrupted Time Series: Elizabeth Juarez-Colunga, PhD; Angela Moss, MS
  • Causal Inference: Nandita Mitra, PhD

Day 2

Keynote Address:

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

Presented by: David Vock, PhD

Breakout: Assessing Context and Fit in Usual Care Setings

  • Identifying Multilevel Contextual Factors: Christina Studts, PhD
  • PRECIS-2-PS: Wynne Norton, PhD
  • Assessing Multilevel Contexts: Bryan Weiner, PhD
  • Patient Reported Outcomes: Rodger Kessler, PhD, ABPP

Breakout: Managing Real World Data

  • Harmonizing EHR Data: Lisa Schilling, MD; Patrick Hosokawa, MS
  • Population-Based Data in Secondary Analysis: Allison Kempe, MD; Arthur Davidson, MD
  • Pragmatic Sustainability Assessments: Mark Gritz, PhD
  • Digital Health Data Access, Management, and Use: Susan L. Moore, PhD

Plenary Address:

Cultural Adaptations of Evidence-Based Interventions to Fit to Context

Presented by: Phoutdavone "Noy" Phimphasone-Brady, PhD

Virtual Poster Sessions -- Track A


Breakout: Measuring Dissemination and Implementation Outcomes

  • Assessing and Enhancing Reach and Representativeness: Russell Glasgow, PhD; Meredith Fort, PhD
  • Measuring Implementation Outcomes: Cara C. Lewis, PhD
  • Process Evaluation and Adaptations in Complex Trials: Graham Moore, PhD
  • Reporting and Aligning Implementation Strategies with Outcomes: Brittany Rudd, PhD

Breakout: Analyzing Real World Data

  • Data Quality Assessment Issues: Michael Kahn, MD, PhD
  • Linking Records Across Disparate Data Sources: Toan Ong, PhD; Jenna Reno, PhD
  • Natural Language Processing: Seth Russell, MS
  • Social Media Data Sources: Bethany Kwan, PhD; Jenna Reno, PhD

Day 3

Plenary Address: 

Implementing Pragmatic Trails via Electronic Platforms: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Consent, Participation, and Analysis

Presented by: Andrea Troxel, ScD

Keynote Address:

Understanding and Adapting to Complexity in Real-World Contexts

Presented by: Graham Moore, PhD

Posters Track B

Panel Discussion

Building D&I Capacity Around the Globel: A Review of D&I Centers and Programs

Presented by: Borsika Rabin, PhD; Clare Viglione, PhD

Plenary Address:

Map2Adapt: A Roadmap to Plan for Adaptaions

Presented by: Julia E. Moore, PhD

Breakout: Adaptation Methods

  • MADI Frameworks to Guide and Track Adaptations: Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman, PhD
  • Reconceptualizing Sustainability and Adaptation: David Chambers, DPhil
  • Form and Function Matrix Approach: Brian Mittman, PhD
  • Muli- and Mixed-Methods Approaches: Borsika Rabin, PhD; Jodi Holtrop, PhD

Conference Closing Address:

Presented by: Bethany Kwan, PhD, MSPH


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Anschutz Health Sciences Building

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Third floor

Aurora, CO 80045


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