In this issue
Upcoming Events
"Winter Warmer Open House" 
Tuesday, December 13 at 4:00 p.m. in the Richmond Academy of Medicine's Research Innovator (second floor).

"Recipe for Success: Effectively Using Web of Science"
Wednesday, Dec. 14 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Tompkins-McCaw Library, Room 109 

"CCTR Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: OnCore"
Thursday, December 15 from  noon to 1:00 p.m. in Kontos, Rooms 104-105

CCTR quick links
Community Engagement
Research Innovator
November 30, 2016


If you haven't heard already, Peter F. Buckley, M.D., has been appointed dean of the VCU School of Medicine, effective Jan. 17.  He will also serve as VCU Health System executive vice president for medical affairs. This is exciting news for VCU. 

Additionally, I would like to personally invite you to the CCTR Winter Warmer Open House event taking place Tuesday, Dec. 13. We will be providing dessert items and hot cider - please stop by and say hello.   

Have an excellent week,
Winter Warmer Open House 

Please join the VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research on Tuesday, Dec. 13 for a Winter Warmer Open House with sweet treats and drinks at 4:00 p.m. in the Richmond Academy of Medicine's Research Innovator (second floor) located at 1200 East Clay Street. 

Integrity and Compliance Education

Please remember to complete the required VCU Compliance and Integrity Education course, which is due to be completed online through Blackboard before Friday, Dec. 9.
CCTR Director in Northside Vibes Newspaper

F. Gerard Moeller, M.D., director of the VCU Wright CCTR,  penned an article for the front page of  Northside VIBES  on a three-pronged approach to addressing the drug overdose epidemic in Virginia. 

Look for a copy in the lobby of the Richmond Academy of Medicine building.
Certified Clinical Research Professional Exam 2017 and Prep Course

The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) will hold a Certified Clinical Research Professional exam on Friday, May 19, 2017. Interested individuals must register through SoCRA by Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 

For more information about the exam, visit

To join/register for the exam, 

A study course will be held through the VCU Wright CCTR - Date and time TBD.

For more information and to register for the review session, contact Kimberly Bradley (
Cite the Grant - CTSA award No. UL1TR000058

The VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research reminds investigators to please cite the CTSA grant, per requirement of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), if you receive funding through the VCU Wright CCTR or use any CTSA facility, services, or tools to support your research. 

This includes the VCU Wright CCTR's Research Innovator, grant writing assistance, Clinical Research Informatics (consultations, REDCap, i2b2), Clinical Research Services (clinical trials, coordinator services), etc.

Please email with any quest ion.
Upcoming Events

"Recipe for Success: Effectively Using Web of Science"

Karen Gau
The VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Tompkins-McCaw Library will present their next lunch research seminar on
Wednesday, December 14 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Tompkins-McCaw Library, Room 109. 

Karen Gau, research and education librarian for the VCU Tompkins-McCaw Library, will lead "Recipe for Success - Effectively Using Web of Science," and discuss how to effectively and efficiently use Web of Science to support your research. Participants can bring a lunch - drinks will be provided. 

For more information or to register, contact Pam Dillon at
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"CCTR Brown Bag Lunch Seminar: OnCore" (session five) - Dec. 15

OnCore - What is it? Why do you want to use it? 

Bring your lunch to the Kontos Medical Sciences Building, Rooms 104-105 on
Thursday, Dec. 15  and learn everything there is to know about OnCore. OnCore is a Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) designed specifically for large academic medical centers with vibrant, expanding clinical research programs.

Robert Moulden, manager of clinical research informatics for the VCU Wright CCTR, will lead this final fall Brown Bag seminar. 

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The CCTR is supported by CTSA Award number UL1TR000058 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.