Series date: 
09/06/2023 - 12:00pm CDT to 06/05/2024 - 1:00pm CDT

Supporting Interdisciplinary T3 and T4 Translational Research to Improve Population Health and Health Equity






This monthly series will include presentations of successful and sustainable pragmatic interventional designs or programs with the greatest implications for improving population health and health equity. The events will as well provide a forum for exchanging research ideas and presenting preliminary work, particularly by junior faculty, and facilitate growth and collaboration in population health and translational research. Attendees will be engaged in discussions about impactful evidence-based practices and interventions that improve health outcomes at the community and population levels.

Target Audience:

Academics and health researchers, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, residents, fellows, medical and nursing students, and other health professionals.

  • Lunch available at 11:30AM for first 25 participants 
  • The conference will be accessible online via Zoom.
  • Questions? Please contact Brandy Bledsoe at
  • Free parking is available in the 910/920/930 Madison Avenue parking garage located by the Hamilton Eye Institute
  • Attendees who park at this garage will be given a parking voucher at the conference. 

  • Turn West on Madison, Turn South on Dunlap
  • Walk under the “University of Tennessee” arch at Dunlap/Union Avenue
  • Crowe building is the 2nd building to the right of the courtyard
  • Tennessee Population Health Consortium
  • UTHSC College of Medicine
  • UTHSC College of Nursing
  • Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute



Successful Completion of this CME/Nursing Continuing Professional Development Activity:

  • Be in attendance for at least 80% of the program, and

  • Complete and submit the Evaluation

Conflicts of Interest: A Conflict of Interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this CME/NCPD activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity

Commercial Support: No

Noncommercial Sponsor Support: No

Off-label Product Use: This CME/NCPD activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit per session attended. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NCPD Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis designates this activity for a maximum of 1 hours NCPD credits per session attended.
Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: Certificates of Attendance to non-physicians/non-nurses will be awarded for attending this activity and designates it for a maximum of 1 CEU using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded 1 CEU.
  • The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The University of TN Health Science Center College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Series location: 
UTHSC Crowe Building
874 Union Avenue
Room 208
Memphis, TN 38163
United States


Session Date
“Let’s Talk about RTEC! An Overview of the HRSA-funded Rural Telehealth Evaluation Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences” by Corey Hayes, PharmD, PhD, MPH and Kasheena Winston, RTEC Program Manager 09/06/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
"Pharmacy-led Transitions of Care Intervention to Address System-Level Barriers and Improve Medication Adherence in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations" by Satya Surbhi, PhD 10/04/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
The current state of the opioid crisis: Are we better, the same, or falling behind? by Karen Derefinko, PhD 11/01/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
“Social Determinants of Health as a Third Treatment Arm in Primary Care" by Shelley White-Means, PhD 12/06/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
Prostate Cancer, Race, and Health Disparities by Jay Fowke, PhD 01/10/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
Shared Decision Making by Janeane Anderson, PhD, MPH and Samantha Calhoun, PhD 02/07/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
Occupational Therapy and TennCare by Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L and Lee Williams, OTD, OTR/L 03/06/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
PCOR and Food Insecurity, Research Roadmap by Karen Johnson, MD, MPH, Michelle Martin, PhD, and Sarah Rhoads, PhD 04/03/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
Translation of Sickle Cell Research- Sickle Cell Bootcamp by Keesha Roach, PhD and Sara Day, PhD, RN 05/01/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
"Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Blood Pressure Control among patients with Hypertension" by Asos Mahmood, PhD 06/05/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT