Friday, January 20, 2017
Present: Justine Dee, Nancy Gell, Juvena Hitt, Charlie McLean, Gail Rose, Liliane Savard (by phone), Adam Sprouse-Blum, Connie van Eeghen
Start Up: RMS accrediation is in response phase; more to come.
1. Justine – poster review
a. Annual combined sections of PT; this is a research group; mostly clinicians, all PT related
i. Distinguish the instruments from the variables
ii. Focus on the key message: the ability to predict treatment success
iii. Move all methods info to left bar; keep together
iv. Shorten analysis to: univariate comparisons and multi-variable modeling of initial disability and treatment success
v. Trim the presentation of Perason’s Correlation to focus on initial ODI, as the analsyis of predictors of treatment success includes this information
vi. Make “Clinical Relevance” statement short and pithy
vii. Add narrative interpretation to the Conclusions section
viii. Limit colors and any extra busy-ness; use color to highlight a few key points/findings
c. Next: February 14 in San Antonio TX!
2. Next Workshop Meeting(s): Fridays, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., at Given Courtyard South Level 4 until end of Dec.
a. Jan 27: Kairn Kelley’s dissertation defense
b. Feb 3: Marianne – update
c. Feb 10: Nancy – grant proposal
d. Future topics:
a. Juvena: protocol development
b. LaMantia: predictors of successful R01 applications: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0155060
Posted by Connie at 1/20/2017 03:43:00 PM