Research Day 2017
Research Day celebrates research efforts conducted across our health system to benefit our community and beyond. This event highlights the diversity of our studies and the research investigators who are dedicated to advancing patient care options for all.
Friday, December 8, 2017
starting at 8 am
Opening remarks from President and CEO Bill Robertson
Jackson Hall Medical Center, 314 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma 98405
*Can't attend in person?
When joining the webinar, please dial into the regular conference line 855-444-6338 access code 4032238 and place your phone on mute. Do not put the line on hold; please hang up and dial back in if you must take another call. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Free - no registration required
Limited parking was available for a fee in Jackson Hall, otherwise valet parking was available across the street at Tacoma General Hospital for a nominal fee.
This year will surpass expectations with a series of short, investigator-led presentations to reveal a small portion of the study portfolio from the largest community-hospital-based research program in the South Sound.
To ceremoniously conclude a morning full of presentations, the MultiCare research effort that most advances medical science will be competitively selected for special recognition in the following areas:
- Best Work-In-Progress
2016 Winner: Dr. Thomas Hurt, Forearm Fracture Reduction by Pediatric Emergency Physicians.
Runner-up: Mary S. McCarthy, RN, PhD, Using Genomics to Assess Vitamin D Deficiency and Supplementation
- Best Completed Project
2016 Winner: Dr. David Embrey, Electrical Stimulation Reduces Symptoms of Intermittent Claudication
Runner-up: Bethann Pflugeisen, MS, MEd, Patient Satisfaction with Virtual Obstetric Care
- Outstanding Research Investigator Award
2016 Winner: Dr. Jack Keech
- Diane Cecchettini Excellence In Research Award
2016 Winner: Dr. Steven Phillips
Everyone is encouraged to stop by when they are available - and stay for as long as possible - to hear MultiCare and select community researchers present. The conference is open to MultiCare staff, patients, donors, clinicians, community collaborators as well as other stakeholders in research.
Coffee, tea and water provided, inlcluding the satellite conference rooms. A light lunch was available for those in attendance at Jackson Hall.
Jackson Hall Medical Center
314 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Tacoma, WA 98405