A Pandemic and Your Pantry: Tips and Tricks for a Safe and Nutritious Quarantine
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11 a.m.
Join VCU Human Relations and Stony Point Women's Health dietitian Dana Henderson for suggestions about eating healthy and handling stress during the pandemic. Questions: https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/worklife/. Register in Talent@VCU or at the following URL.
For more information, contact Cindi Phares at email@example.com or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://bit.ly/3aHK3cT.
Pay to Play: The Ethics of Volunteers Paying to Participate in Clinical Trials
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Join VCU's C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the central Virginia chapter of the Society of Clinical Research Associates for a presentation on ethical issues involved in recent pay-to-participate “research studies” and how these may violate the pillars of respect of persons, beneficence and justice. Annette Oeser, MLAS, CCRP, clinical/translational coordinator in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, will speak.
For more information, contact Shirley Helm at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcuf-2rqzgrEtfZ7Csur3R5hOBha0ZU9XP6.
Wright Center Offers Virtual Consulting Hours
Friday, May 21, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCU Institutional Review Board are hosting open consulting hours virtually using Zoom. Consultants from various research areas will be available to work with faculty, staff and students from any school or department at VCU. Register at the following URL.
For more information, contact Nyssa Towsley at email@example.com or (804) 827-1157 or visit https://bit.ly/WCconsult.
'Storytelling: An Act of Memory, Imagination and Vision'
Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2021 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
VCU's Office of Continuing and Professional Education will present a new course taught over six sessions on Tuesdays from July 6-Aug. 10. The course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to organize and structure their stories. VCU alumni, employee, student and military discounts are available.
For more information, contact VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1322 or visit http://go.vcu.edu/storytelling.
'Craft Beer Essentials' Online
Friday, Jul. 23, 2021 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
VCU's Office of Continuing and Professional Education will hold its two-evening course live online on Fridays, July 23 and July 30. Learn about the types and styles of craft beer, the history of each and the regional history of craft beer with RVA Beer Guy Lee Graves. A book is included. The course is limited to participants age 21 and older. VCU alumni, employee and military discounts are available.
For more information, contact VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education at email@example.com or (804) 828-1322 or visit https://ocpe.vcu.edu/craftbeer.
Reminder: Health Coverage Open Enrollment Through May 17
Open enrollment for health coverage and flexible spending plans will be available through May 17. The plan year begins July 1. No action is required to maintain current coverage elections for the upcoming plan year, but enrollment is required to begin or continue participation in flexible spending. COVA Care and COVA HealthAware participants may qualify for premium rewards for the upcoming plan year by completing a new or updated health assessment. Questions? Visit go.vcu.edu/hrsupport. Enroll at the following URL.
For more information, contact VCU HR Benefits Administration at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://hr.vcu.edu/open-enrollment.
Participate in a Survey Study on Behavior Change Counseling
Are you a health care clinician who practices in Virginia? If so, you are likely eligible to participate in a survey study conducted by faculty at VCU. We are interested in how health-care professionals have learned behavioral health counseling, specifically motivational interviewing. Those who complete the 25-minute survey will be entered into a bimonthly gift-card drawing. Click on the following URL to participate.
For more information, contact Rashelle Hayes at Rashelle.email@example.com or (804) 628-6752 or visit https://redcap.vcu.edu/surveys/?s=NWWYMP4W44.