Community Engagement Core

Initiatives

Community Advisory Board

Community Partnerships

Investigator Resources

Community Outreach & Education

Community Advisory Board

Elizabeth A. Noser

Elizabeth A. Noser

Director of Community Engagement, James C. Grotta, MD Chair in Neurological Recovery and Stroke at the McGovern Medical School. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in...

Patricia Lopez

Patricia Lopez

Patricia attended the University of Oklahoma on a golf scholarship, was a four-year letterman and earned a degree in journalism. She accepted her first television job in Houston as an...

Holly Robinson

Holly Robinson

Holly is a stroke survivor, a mentor, the founder of two Houston non-profit organizations, a dear friend and a loving mother. Holly suffered two strokes in April 2012 which left her and...

Tom Gilhooley

Tom Gilhooley

Tom is a stroke survivor from a stroke suffered at the age 42 in October, 2006. Tom grew up in Connecticut and has lived in Houston with his wife and three children for 25 years. He currently...

Wanda Adams

Wanda Adams

Wanda’s mother passed away at the age of 54 from a massive stroke. Devastated and inspired by this life changing ordeal, she pursued a career in helping others while being a wife...

Darrell Pile

Darrell Pile

Darrell earned his master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from George Washington University in 1982 and earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from ...

Community Partnerships

Special Thanks to our 2018 Community Partners!

The UTHealth Stroke Team would like to thank you for generously donating your time, services and resources to the Stomp Out Stroke Festival. You help us provide free health screenings, education, family friendly entertainment and activities for all of our guests.

  • Encompass Health
  • SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC)
  • College of Health Care Professions
  • Houston Aphasia Recover Center
  • UTHealth Dept. of Neurology, Neuropsychology
  • UTHealth Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction
  • UTHealth Dept. of Radiology
  • UTHealth Geriatrics
  • Memorial Hermann - TMC Nutrition Dept.
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Clinical Nutrition
  • St. Joseph Medical Center Angioscreen Mobile Health Unit
  • Mentis Neuro Health
  • Texas Snakes
  • Crystal Wall's Mixfitz Studio
  • Texas Medical Association Hard Hats for Little Heads
  • DJ PANCAKE
  • Laboratory for Non-invasive Brain-Machine Interface Systems, University of Houston
  • Houston Area Nurse Practitioners
  • Vietnamese Pharmacy Association
  • UTHealth Ophthalmology Student Group
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses - Houston Chapter (NAHN)
  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
  • UT Physicians Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Texas Heart Institute’s Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health
  • Texas Heart Institute's Project Heart
  • Frazer Mobile Stroke Unit
  • THINK Neurology for Kids
  • UT Physician's
  • Eye Care For Kids
  • The Health Museum
  • American Heart Association
  • Ariana - The Realtor
  • HEB Pharmacy
  • Child Neurology and Stroke of Houston
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders - University of Houston
  • DLG Ice Factory
  • Tracy's Magic Mirror
  • Texas Kidney Foundation
  • Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
  • MPOWER Expert Fitness & Nutrition
  • Brain Injury Association
  • Stroke Warriors

If your organization would like to be a community partner, please contact Sherri McCollum 713.500.6028.

Investigator Resources

Here are links to NIH resources for early clinical research investigators:

NIH Clinical Trials: The Basics



NIH Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR)

Free online course consisting of 40 lectures, from 30-120 minutes each and an online discussion board to submit questions to faculty.

To audit the course, you can view online lectures on your own. If you would like to register, please email Tracy Underwood to let us know and we will register as a participant site.

To register, we must have 3+ registered participants who agree to take the online course and final exam, which consists of 75-85 multiple choice questions.

Course syllabus, videos, handouts, and other course material will be posted to the Registered Participant Site. A Certificate of Completion is awarded to each registered participant who scores 75% or higher on the final exam. No academic credit or continuing medical education credit offered for this course. Course Objectives

  • Provide an overview of basic biostatistical and epidemiologic methods involved in conducting clinical research.
  • Describe the principles involved in the ethical, legal, and regulatory issues in clinical human subjects research, including the role of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs).
  • Describe principles and issues involved in monitoring patient-oriented research.
  • Describe the infrastructure required in performing clinical research and the steps involved in developing and funding research studies.

NIH Online Resources

Clinical Research Training On-Line Course for Principal Investigators

This is a web-based course addressing one of the essential standards (Training and Education) approved by the NIH for performing clinical research in the Intramural Research Program. Objectives are:

  • To be aware of the ethical issues involved in human subjects research;
  • To become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of the principal investigator and the institution when conducting clinical research in the NIH intramural research program;
  • To have an understanding of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of clinical research; and
  • To become familiar with how developments in science and health are reported by the media and how to work effectively with reporters.

Topics covered in the course:

  • Ethical Issues in Human Subjects Research;
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Investigator;
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Institution;
  • Regulatory Issues; and
  • Clinical Investigators and the Mass Media.

Register at: crt.nihtraining.com/login.php



Bioethics

The Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research course is offered to anyone interested or involved in clinical research involving human subjects.

Courses, Lectures, & Training:

For more information, visit the NIH Clinical Center site

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