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October 13, 2017

New Info! The Inaugural IBTN Summer School – May 2018

The Inaugural IBTN Summer School: Developing Behavioural Interventions and Conducting High-Quality Trials NEW INFO! Preliminary list of lecturers and program structure… Learn more The Inaugural IBTN Summer School is an academic program held over 6 da …

October 11, 2017

Confirmed Plenary Speakers for the 2018 IBTN Conference

We are thrilled to announce the following confirmed speakers for the upcoming International Behavioral Trials Network Conference next May 24-26 in Montreal!

August 17, 2017

iCEPS Conference (Montpellier 2017) – Public Lecture on Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions

Public lecture on non-pharmaceutical interventions with Dr. Marie Baqué-Juston, Dr. Fernand Vicari, and Pr. Patrick Baqué (video)

August 17, 2017

iCEPS Conference (Montpellier 2017) – Plenary Presentation Dr. Lise Gauvin

Plenary session with Dr. Lise Gauvin from Université de Montréal (video)

July 24, 2017

REACH study investigates improving retention and engagement in outpatient HIV care

The REACH study aimed at exploring, describing, and understanding outpatient care adherence in people living with HIV. The study developed a “retention risk tool” to identify those at risk of disengaging from care.

July 24, 2017

Enhancing Participation in Health Examination Surveys

Capturing information about population health requires improved rates of participation in health examination surveys. A Finnish study suggests that simply increasing flexibility relating to examination times and places could help increase willingness to participate.

July 24, 2017

TOD Questionnaire as Clinically Informative in Cardiac Patient Populations

A study led by IBTN Core member Dr. K.E. Freedland (Washington University School of Medicine) published earlier this year in Cognitive Therapy and Research examined the TOD questionnaire’s latent structure, reliability, and concurrent validity in depressed cardiac patients.

July 24, 2017

Big Data Used to Reveal Health Trends: NIH Human Movement Study

Human movement study led by Scott L. Delp, Director of the Mobilize Center at Stanford University, analyzed 68 million days of minute-by-minute step motion recordings from over 717,000 smartphone users from 111 countries.

July 24, 2017

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: Summer School in Experimental Science Journalism

Projected Futures is an intensive and experiential summer school that will challenge participants to rethink how science is communicated with society. Offered at Concordia University from August 7 to 11 in Montréal, Canada.

July 20, 2017

Moving from Best Evidence To Best Practice

Thanks to her new CIHR Chair, Dr. Linda Carlson continues to successfully combine her passion for mentorship and patient engagement with integrative oncology research. Dr. Linda E. Carlson For those exploring new ground, there is an inherent challenge …