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November 10, 2023 | NCRC Dining Hall

9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Cathy Goldstein, M.D., professor of Neurology, University of Michigan Sleep Disorders Center, and faculty lead, EFDC Mobile Technologies Core

10:05 a.m.

Keynote Address with Q&A 


Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., director, Eisenberg Family Depression Center, and the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences

11:00 a.m. Break: 15 minutes 
11:15 a.m.

Study Spotlight


Sachin Kheterpal, M.D., M.B.A., associate dean for Research Information Technology, U-M Medical School, and Kevin K. Tremper Professor of Anesthesiology

11:50 a.m.

Study Spotlight

The Role of Mobile Technologies in Clinical Trials: The WIRED-L Experience 

Brahmajee Nallamothu, M.D., professor, Divison of Cardiovascular Diseases and Department of Internal Medicine

12:20 p.m.

Lunch & Roundtable Discussions

Lunch will be provided. 

1:20 p.m.

Panel Discussion #1

Study Design for Health Research 

  • Nicole Eyrich, M.P.H., clinical research project manager, Anesthesiology
  • Jessie Golbus, M.D., M.S., clinical instructor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Sarah Sperry, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, and director, Emotion and Temporal Dynamics (EmoTe) Lab
  • Muneesh Tewari, Ph.D., professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, and Ray and Ruth Anderson-Laurence Sprague Memorial Research Professor
2:10 p.m.

Panel Discussion #2

Tech Infrastructure: Basic Requirements and Considerations for Collecting, Extracting and Storing Data 

  • John Brussolo, manager, HITS Academic IT Engagement
  • Erin Kaleba, director, Research Data Warehouse/DataDirect, and the Data Office for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Dan St. Pierre, technical research services director, Michigan Medicine
2:55 p.m. Break: 15 minutes 
3:10 p.m.

Panel Discussion #3

Mobile Data  

  • Daniel B. Forger, director, Michigan Center for Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics
  • Billie Nahum-Shani, Ph.D., research assistant professor, Institute for Social Research
  • Mark W. Newman, professor of Information, School of Information, and professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering
  • Yu Fang, M.S., research area specialist lead, The Sen Lab
4:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion #4

App Development, Commercialization and Working with Industry 

  • Drew Bennett, director, Software, Content Licensing and Research Partnerships, and Innovation Partnerships
  • Mike Ranella, M.B.A., M.P.H., business development associate director, U-M Medical School Office of Research
  • Olivia Walch, Ph.D., adjunct research investigator, Department of Neurology, and CEO, Arcascope 
4:45 p.m.

MeTRIC Launch Party!

  • Poster session
  • MeTRIC member tables
  • Beverages & appetizers  
6:00 p.m.Event concludes

Please let us know how we can ensure that this event is inclusive to you. Contact Conni Harrigan with questions or to request an accommodation.