Western Michigan

 SOCRA W. MI Chapter

The Oct 26 Meeting has been POSTPONED. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled Date

We hope you can attend our 2nd presentaiton sponsored by the SOCRA W. MI Chapter and co-hosted by GVSU.

Topic: How to Determine QA/QI vs. Research 

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm -5:00 pm

 Location: Cook-Devos Center Health Sciences Building (CHS), Steelcase Foundation Lecture Hall - Room 123, 301 Michigan Street, N.E, Grand Rapids, MI   49503


  1. How the respective institutions make these determinations.              
  2. Hot topics.
  3. Case Study Review


Stacey Gardner, CIP, Lead Compliance Analyst for the Office of Institutional Review Board,  Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI

Theresa Ann Bacon-Baguley, PhD, RN, Professor, Physician Assistant Studies, Grand Valley State University

About the Speakers: 

 Ms. Gardner has a Bachelor's of Business Administration Degree from Davenport University and obtained her CIP (Certified IRB Professional). She was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, the Heart and Soul Volunteerism Award, Army Achievement Medal as well as the ACE Award from Spectrum Health.

Dr. Bacon-Baguley studied at Wayne State University for her Ph.D. with her B.S.N. from Michigan State University. She has an A.D.N. and L.P.N. from Ferris State University. She is currently the Professor, Physician Assistant Studies and Associate Dean for Research at Grand Valley State University.

CE: SOCRA has approved (1) CE credit for this meeting for SOCRA members. Only SOCRA members will receive a certificate of attendance. Members and non-members welcome.

Parking: Guest parking is available in designated spaces below the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS) or next door (to the east) in the Prospect Ave Lot.  See the attached map of CHS and parking areas.  The entrance to the lot beneath CHS is indicated with a blue arrow, this is also where the security booth is located.  Guests must have a parking permit to park on campus and may use the attached permit or obtain a permit from the security booth upon arrival.  

RSVP:  Debra Markus; Email: dmarkus@arcpc.net

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