CTN Webinar: Publications Planning and Preparation.
Presented by George E. Bigelow, PhD (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) and Dikla Blumberg, PhD (NIDA CTN Clinical Coordinating Center).
Produced by the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network's Clinical Coordinating Center, January 28, 2015
As the NIDA CTN continues to conduct quality studies and report important results from substance use and mental health clinical investigations, it is important that study teams plan for effective dissemination of the scientific and clinical data collected.
This one hour session, presented by George Bigelow, PhD of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Dikla Blumberg, PhD, of the NIDA CTN Clinical Coordinating Center, provided guidance on publication planning and preparation, identifying the types of papers that are produced, strategies for timely dissemination of methodologies and analyses, and elements of quality study reporting.
Learning objectives included:
Describe what a Publication Plan is, the importance of an effective strategy, and when/how to incorporate it into a clinical investigation plan.
Identify the various types of papers to product from CTN study data and introduce other resources for sharing network data that contributes to analyses and publications.
Discuss the role of the CTN Publications Committee and the process and materials needed for review.
Discuss suggestions, based on experience of the Publications Committee, regarding ways to enhance the quality of CTN reports.
All interested investigators, clinicians, statisticians, and other research staff are invited. (Webinar, Video, PDF, English, 2015)