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September LA CaTS Webcast (9/26): Promoting a Bi-directional Relationship between the LA CaTS Center and the Community

Released: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Save the Date for the next LA CaTS Webcast on Thursday, September 26th at 1:30pm. The LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource (CEOR) presents "Promoting a Bi-directional Relationship between the LA CaTS Center and the Community". They will discuss the present and future plans for services offered, the LA CaTS Community Scholar Program (LA CoSP), infusing the community voice through the Community Advisory Boards (CABs), etc. This is an interactive presentation and attendees will be able to engage and ask questions during the webcast.

The schedule of topic(s) for the remainder of 2019 are as follows:
     October 31st (2:30pm): "Pilot Grants Program Funding Opportunities"; Presenter-Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD, LA CaTS Pilot Grants Program Co-Director
     November 21st (2:30pm): Topic- Health Literacy & Informed Consent (title TBA); Presenter-LA CaTS Health Literacy Core
     *No December Webcast

Feel free to email any questions before or after the webinar to and let us know if you have suggestions for topics or cores you would like to hear from in future webcasts. You can view past webcasts on the LA CaTS You Tube channel here.

The link to join the webcast via Webex is below

Meeting number (access code): 806 801 959

Meeting password: CEOR

Thursday, September 26, 2019
1:30 pm  |  (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)  |  1 hr 30 mins

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About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit