THAW is a two-day workshop hosted by the Office of Research and Partnerships in order to define the University’s aligned goals in transdisciplinary applied health, identify intersected approaches and expertise, to analyze the University’s strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities in this research area, and pinpoint funding opportunities to leverage existing expertise, resources, and partnership opportunities.
Invited speakers from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences in the National Institutes of Health provide a comprehensive explanation of the relevant funding options in the area. The healthcare industry panel led by Willis-Knighton: Graduate Medical Education in Shreveport, focused on the partnership opportunities that are available beyond Tech’s campus with external stakeholders.
Below is the agenda for the most recent workshop session.
The event included presentations on recently funded research and funding opportunities for University researchers which can be found below.
Researchers from Center of Excellence and labs on the University’s campus also presented five minute pitches of their current research to seek out collaborations. Those pitches can be found below.
Dr. Prabhu Arumugam
Dr. Donna Hood
Dr. Jane Jacob
Dr. Jamie Newman
Dr. Gergana Nestorova
Dr. Adarsh Radadia
Dr. Julie Rutledge
Dr. Kirk St.Amant
Dr. Shengnian Wang
Collaboration Breakout Groups
Researchers were put in four different groups bases off their area of expertise to create a research project that could impact the future of health and human sciences.