Monday, October 5, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Pamela Gardner 
Delaware Health Sciences Alliance 

Population Health & COVID-19

2020 DHSA Research Competition

Please join us as a member of a "virtual studio audience!" 

Please join us as the top research teams present to our panel of judges in this “Shark Tank” like event!  Researchers are competing for a $50,000 grant to support their research, and the winner(s) will be announced during the “live” event.

WHEN: Monday, October 5, 2020 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Virtually (link will be provided to registrants)

Each research team will present for 15 minutes followed by Questions from our Panel of Judges.  There will also be an opportunity for questions from our audience.

The Sharks:

  • Brian Levine, MD - Associate Chief Academic Officer, ChristianaCare
  • Vicky Funanage, PhD - Operational Vice President, Research, Nemours
  • Mindy George-Weinstein, PhD - Chief Research and Science Officer, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • David Whellan, MD, MHS - James C. Wilson Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Steven Stanhope, PhD - Delaware INBRE, Principle Investigator; Associate Vice President for Research, Professor, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology; University of Delaware
  • Tim Gibbs, MPH - Executive Director, Delaware Academy of Medicine / Delaware Public Health Association

The Proposal Topics:

  • Healthcare Workers and Mental Health
  • Infants Born to COVID-Positive Mothers
  • Models to Inform Policy and Decision Making
  • Virtual Reality for Medical Education