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SCORE events are routinely held the 2nd Thursday of every month from noon to 1:00pm. The event location remains available from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. for continued discussions among participants. To receive notification of events or to assist with planning, email SCORE.

If ASL services for a meeting are needed, please email SCORE no later than 3 business days before the event.

Below are presentations for the current year.

View a listing of past years’ presentations.

Date Presenter(s) Materials
2/9/2017 URMC, 2-7534 Developing Posters for Professional Conferences: Practical Tips for Novice to Expert Presenters
Susan Ciurzynski, PhD, RN-BC, MS, PNP, VCE
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing
Director, Center for Lifelong Learning
SCORE Meeting Flyer
1/12/2017 URMC, 2-7520 Why Diversity in Research is Important and How to Overcome Subject Barriers to Participation
John Cullen, PhD, Director, Diversity and Inclusion
Carrie Dykes, PhD, Research Engagement Specialist
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
SCORE Meeting Flyer
URMC, 1-9555
Research "Gaming" and Coordinator Networking
Kelly Unsworth, Director, Research Education & Training, Office for Human Subjects Protection
Nancy Needler, Manager, Research Coordinator Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute

SCORE Meeting Flyer

Research Gaming Presentation

URMC, 2-7544
Privacy & Security Update: Relevant Topics for Research
Zachary Arnold, Privacy Officer for Research and Academics, Department of Finance
James Purvis, CISA, CISM, HIPAA Security Official, SMH, URMFG and UHS, Information Security Office

SCORE Meeting Flyer

Privacy and Security

URMC, 2-7520

FDA Inspections: Real Experiences & Lessons Learned

Jennifer Dolan, MS, LMT, CCRC
Associate, Research Quality Improvement, OHSP
Kathleen Wessman, RN, MPA, RQAP-GCP, CCRC
Director, Research Quality Improvement, OHSP

Joan E. Adamo, PhD
Director, Regulatory Support Services, CTSI

Gary Gagarinas, COMT, CCRA
Director of Clinical Trials, Flaum Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology
Lori C. Caulfield, RN, BSN, CCRC
Senior Clinical Research Study Coordinator, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine
Doreen M. Francis, RN, CCRC
Project Nurse, Medicine/Infectious Diseases: Vaccine Research Unit

SCORE Meeting Flyer






BIMO Site Audit Checklist

Louise Slaughter Conference Room, 1-9555

Mindfulness in the Workplace - Presentation of Ronald Epstein's recorded session with interactive exercises facilitated by Nancy A. Needler, BS, CCRC, Clinical & Translational Science Institute

SCORE Meeting Flyer

Mindfulness in the Workplace

SRB, 1.416

Open Discussion: Share issues and potential solutions to barriers to enhance research coordination.

Icebreaker: Introducing our Topics Board

Facilitator: Nancy A. Needler, BS, CCRC

Email SCORE for information

Ryan Case Method, 1-9576

8th Annual SCORE Half-Day Seminar: Professional Development for Research Personnel

Noreen Connolly, MS, JD, CCRC, Event Facilitator, Health Project Coordinator

Christopher P. Niemiec, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Research Associate

Michael S. Leonard, MD, MS, Associate Chief Quality Officer

Sharyl Zaccaglino, Director, Research Quality and Compliance, Upstate Stem Cell cGMP Facility

Ronald Epstein, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Psychiatry & Oncology


Keynote: Self Determination Theory: Optimal Motivation at Work

Session 1: Root Cause Analysis Simulation

Session 2: An Orientation to the Development of Standard Operating Procedures

SOP template

Session 3: Mindfulness in the Workplace

Disclosure to Participants

SRB, 1.416

Amanda Davin, Academic IT and David Pinto, BS, RN, CTSI Clinical Research Informaticist
Open Discussion - REDCap and eRecord
Simple questions answered - questions requiring research will inform future presentations
REDCap and eRecord slides
SRB, 1.416

Hear My Story: Sharing the When, How, and Why in Developing and Advancing a Career in Research

Panelists: David Oldfield, Project Nurse, SMH Pulmonary; Noreen Connolly, Health Project Coordinator, Neurology, Strong Epilepsy Center; and Jessica DeSanctis Keith, Student, Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, University of Rochester

Helen Wood Hall, 1W-502

Utilizing URMC Laboratory Resources for Collecting and Processing Biological Clinical Research Samples

Presented by: URMC Labs - Kris Kuryla, Clinical Trials Operations Manager; Debbie Street & Sarah Miscavage, Clinical Trials Project Assistants and Kelly Callahan, Sr. Health Project Coordinator, Division of Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology

URMC Labs handouts and displayed materials

URMC Labs introductory slides

Medical Center, CEL 2-7534

Open Discussion Sessions: Share issues and potential solutions to barriers to enhance research coordination

Ice breaker - Resources for coordinators to get phlebotomy training

Two sessions available: 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Facilitator: Nancy A. Needler

Email SCORE for information

Medical Center, CEL 2-7534

REDCap for Coordinators:  Applied Uses and Advanced Features

Presenters: Paul D. Allen, PhD, Otolaryngology Research Program Manager; Amanda Davin & Carrie Irvine, REDCap Administrators, Academic IT

REDCap Overview - P. Allen

REDCap New Features - C. Irvine

REDCap Surveys Advanced Features

REDCap New Features-Calc Fields