Archive | August, 2012

Meningitis research paid off, saved lives

When I was an intern almost 30 years ago, I took care of an 18-month-old boy with meningitis caused by a bacterium called Haemophilus influenza or simply, H. flu.

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Ask Emily

Study Notes co-editor Emily Caldwell shares her stories as a research study participant. Emily has volunteered for several research studies since she began working for Ohio State in 1997.

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Clinically Speaking

Learn more about participating in clinical research from the researchers themselves. Our experts talk about the importance of participating in clinical research, why things are done in certain ways, and what to expect as a participant.

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Carson Reider, PhD

In addition to contributing to Study Notes, Carson Reider, PhD, has been involved in the development, coordination and administration of various publically or privately sponsored, single or multicenter, clinical or epidemiological research projects since 1988.

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ResearchMatch makes volunteering easy

I’m a believer in participating in clinical research, and I have been for some time. My first study was in optometry at Ohio State, years ago.

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Blair Gonsenhauser

Blair Gonsenhauser, MSW, LSW works as a program coordinator for Clinical Trials Recruitment at The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science and serves as an Institution Liaison for ResearchMatch.org.

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Jeff Grever

Study Notes co-editor Jeff Grever shares his stories as a research study participant. Jeff has volunteered for several research studies since he began working for Ohio State in 2009.

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Michael Para, MD

Dr. Michael Para shares his experiences with Study Notes from the perspective of an experienced researcher who feels as though his own research has benefited from becoming a research volunteer himself. Dr. Para is the director of the Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core at The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and […]

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Rose Kegler Hallarn

Rose Hallarn has worked in research since 1996 and currently directs the Participant Recruitment and Retention Office of the OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science. She also serves as the institutional liaison for ResearchMatch. Passionate about raising awareness of research studies at Ohio State and the crucial role that volunteers play in the advancement […]

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Diane Habash, PhD, RD

Diane Habash, PhD, RD has several roles at The Ohio State University as a teacher and researcher. She teaches on topics of nutrition & physical assessment and nutrigenomics and mentors student thesis projects. Dr. Habash oversees research assessments for diet, fitness, metabolic rate and body composition for protocols at the OSU Clinical Research Center. Her […]

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