Researcher-Academic Town Meeting
The Researcher-Academic Town Meeting (RATM) is an invitation-only event at the ASHA Convention. The purpose of the event is to:
- Bring together senior researchers and PhD-level academics (including international PhD-level faculty/researcher affiliates in attendance at Convention), new PhD-level faculty, PhD students, and student awardees for a presentation and discussion on a timely topic related to science and research or academic issues.
- Provide the opportunity for new PhD-level faculty, PhD students, and student awardees to interact with seasoned faculty/researchers by having them sit and converse with faculty and researchers.
- Provide the opportunity for networking and socializing among all event attendees.
ASHA Annual Convention
Wednesday, November 14
Using Reporting Guidelines to Improve the Reliability and Value of Clinical Research
The 2018 presentation will address the use of internationally developed, standardized
reporting guidelines for improving the transparency, accuracy, and reliability
of published research. Attendees will learn about how this global movement
developed and will gain a greater appreciation for the importance of this
international trend to operationalize quality metrics and increase transparency
regarding what is considered “good” clinical research. By invitation only—contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Jason Roberts, PhD, Senior Partner, Origin Editorial
Sumitrajit Dhar, PhD, CCC-A, Northwestern University and Rebecca J. McCauley, PhD, CCC-SLP, The Ohio State University
Past Meeting Presentations
2017 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in Clinical Education and Supervision, presentation [PDF] by Dr. Mindi Anderson
2016 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Responding to Changes in Scholarly Publishing,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Ray Kent
2015 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Advancing the Science and Use of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS),
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Alan M. Jette
2014 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Systems Level Change: The Role of Implementation Science,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Donald Kincaid
2013 Joint Research Academic Town Meeting/ASHA Approved CE Provider Workshop on Interprofessional Education: Moving Toward a Collaborative Era through Preprofessional Education and Lifelong Learning,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Barbara Brandt
2012 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Preparing Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists to Provide Value-Based Services in the New Economic Climate, presentation [PDF] by Dr. Alex Johnson and Dr. Robert Burkard
2011 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Training the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Melissa Duff and Dr. Mary Pat Moeller
2010 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Building Capacity for the Research Doctorate
2009 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Clinical Practice Research in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: The Final Frontier,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Laura Justice and Dr. Nancy Tye-Murray.
2008 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Perspectives on Teaching and Technology: Micro and Macro Applications,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Sarah Ginsberg, Dr. Lissa Power-de Fur, Dr. Carol Dudding, and Dr. Doug Martin.
2007 Researcher-Academic Town Meeting on Team Science: Reframing a Familiar Concept for Contemporary Research Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders,
presentation [PDF] by Dr. Dennis Matthews and
comments [PDF] by Dr. Thomas Helfer, Dr. Ray Kent, Dr. Elena Plante, Dr. Bruce Tomblin.