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Media Advisory: July 2, 2004
What: TRIP 2004 conference, "Translating Research Into Practice: Advancing Excellence from Discovery to Delivery," features sessions on the most current information technology for translating research into clinical practice, top strategies for leveraging research findings to improve care for patients with low health literacy, and key lessons learned in developing programs to reduce health disparities, prevent cancer, and reduce substance abuse, for example. The conference is cosponsored by AHRQ, the National Cancer Institute, and the Department of Veterans Affairs with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
When: Monday, July 12, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, July 13, 9:00 a.m. to
4:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, July 14, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Where: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC
Keynote Speakers: Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Director, AHRQ
David Brailer, M.D., Ph.D., National Health Information Technology Coordinator, Health and Human Services
Mark Clanton, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Director, Cancer Care and Delivery Systems, National Cancer Institute
J.A. Muir Gray, M.D., Director, National Electronic Library for Health
Jeremy Grimshaw, M.B., B. Ch., Ph.D., Director of Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Health Research Unit
Reporters who plan to attend should contact AHRQ's Public Affairs office.
For more information, please contact AHRQ Public Affairs: (301) 427-1863 or (301) 427-1855.