Presented by Tapan Mehta, PhD, MSEE.
In this presentation Dr. Mehta will share an overview of studies that include collaborations with clinical partners on pragmatic studies related to cardiometabolic conditions and rehabilitation. Presentation will illustrate application of optimization trials, SMART studies, and adaptive trials. This will include a recently concluded cluster randomized controlled trial, Tele-Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis, comparing clinic- and home-based telerehabilitation programs to improve health and function outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis.
Dr. Mehta is a health services researcher with experience in design and analytics. He is the Director of Research and an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He directs the NIH funded Nutrition Obesity Research Center Design Analytics Core at UAB, and also leads the Office of Practice Transformation within the Department of Family and Community Medicine. His research is focused on health services and outcomes research related to cardiometabolic conditions, disability, and rehabilitation with specific interest in assessing the effectiveness of efficacious interventions or strategies being implemented in practice/health system. His funded research portfolio include pragmatic trials, optimization trials, sequential multiple assigned randomized controlled trials (SMART), analyses of large data analyses, and development of observational cohorts.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pmVirtual Event