Annual Meeting Brochure

July 30th - 31st, 2016

Hilton Chicago Hotel
720 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Day 1 Program
Saturday, July 30th 2016 - Stevens Salon, C5&6
08:45 AM - 09:30 AM Check In/Registration
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM Welcoming Remarks Leah J.Welty, PhD - Northwestern Univeristy, ACTStat President
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Keynote:
Denise Scholtens, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University

Metabolomics: Navigating Methods, Interpretation, and Visualization with a Multidisciplinary Team
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM Student Award Presentation: Chengcheng Tu, BS,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“RRApp, a Robust Randomization App, for Clinical and Translational Research”
11:40 AM - 12:15 PM Updates from BERD Special Interest Group
Felicity T. Enders, PhD – Mayo Clinic
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Session: Mentoring and Career Development
  • Matthew S. Mayo, PhD, MBA – University of Kansas Medical Center
    “Issues Critical in Mentoring Relationships in Academia”
  • Felicity T. Enders, PhD – Mayo Clinic
    “Pecha Kucha Career Development Consultations”
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Break
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Panel Presentation: Developing Comprehensive Biostatistics Cores for the Next Generation
  • James J. Grady, DrPH – University of Connecticut
  • Jodi Lapidus, PhD – Oregon Health Science University
  • Paul Rathouz, PhD - University of Wisconsin-Madison
03:45 PM - 05:00 PM ACTStat Annual Business Meeting
06:30 PM ACTStat Annual Dinner
The Parthenon
314 S. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60661
Day 2 Program
Sunday, July 31st 2016 - Stevens Salon, A5
08:30 AM - 08:55 AM Check In/Registration
08:55 AM - 09:00 AM Opening Remarks Leah J.Welty, PhD, ACTStat President
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM Junior Faculty Award Presentation: Ming Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor,
Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine

Addressing Issues Associated with Evaluating Prediction Models for Survival Endpoints Based on the Concordance Statistic
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM Panel Presentation: Open Data for Clinical Trials: ICMJE Requirements, Benefits, and Costs
  • David M. Rocke, PhD – University of California, Davis
  • Brad Pollock, PhD, MPH – University of California, Davis
  • Jonathan Shuster, PhD – University of Florida
  • 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote: Elizabeth A. Stuart, PhD, Professor
    Departments of Mental Health, Biostatistics, and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Moving Towards External Validity: Methods for Assessing the Generalizability of Randomized Trial Results to Target Populations
    12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Lunch
    01:15 PM - 02:15 PM Panel Presentation: Reviewing Biostatistics Cores for the Next Generation
    • Richard J. Kryscio, PhD, University of Kentucky
    • J. Philip Miller, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
    • Alfred Rademaker, PhD, Northwestern University
    02:15 PM - 02:30 PM Closing Remarks


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