The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research recently hosted a symposium to stimulate collaborations among researchers, industry partners and the community to advance new efforts to address the opioid crisis.
New research found the quality of conversations between doctors and patients about lung cancer screening and the potential harms of screening is "poor." In addition, the doctors spent less than a minute, on average, discussing the issue.
Catherine (Kate) Fetherston is a coordinator at CLIC, primarily for the Informatics Domain Task Force (DTF). In this role, she supports DTF meetings, the monthly CTSA Program PI Webinars, the Opioid Synergy Paper Group, and various Steering Committee Workgroups. Kate moved to Rochester, NY, from the New York City area where she worked as a meeting planner for the pharmaceutical industry. When not working, you’ll find Kate enjoying time with her family and friends, shopping and watching old movies.
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The University of Rochester Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC) is the coordinating center for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant U24TR002260.