Programs and Newsletters

Newsletters and Briefs

The Children's Health Services Research team periodically publishes newsletters and briefs that highlight the work of its faculty and staff as they inform the fields of health services research and informatics via the application of the best scientific evidence and methods. Current and back issues can be viewed in PDF Format by clicking on the links below.

Faculty Publication Press Releases


CHSR Issue Briefs


The Pediatric Examiner Archives


Works In Progress Seminar Schedule 2016

CHSR Works in Progress (WIP) are informal presentations given by researchers with the goal of sharing ideas and research results to encourage discussion, solicit advice, and offer constructive criticism. If you would like to present during one of these sessions, contact Linda Davis at 317-278-0552 or for scheduling. Keep in mind that the CHSR WIP sessions are primarily held to present research projects or explore research opportunities. Practice sessions for research presentations are also appropriate.

If you have any questions, contact Dr. Stephen Downs ( ) or Dr. Sarah Wiehe ( ). WIPs are held from noon to 1 p.m. most Mondays in the Legacy Boardroom of the Health Information and Translational Sciences Building (HITS). See the schedule below for upcoming WIPs. For directions to our building, please visit Contact CHSR to view detailed directions.

Note: Lunch is served at noon, so please RSVP the Friday before by contacting Linda Szerszen at 317-278-0552 or . Be sure to bring your own beverage.


2-Jan NO WIP/New Years Day
16-Jan Martin Luther King Jr. Day
23-Jan Bobbi J. Byrne(Planning a Multi-center Trial to Implement Simulation Education to Improve Premature Infant Thermoregulation)
30-Jan Dr. Theresa Cullen (Regenstrief Global Health Informatics Team) Virtual Session
6-Feb CHSR Core Faculty Meeting ( (In Room 2003)
20-Feb Tara L. Harris (Overlap of Child Abuse and Companion Animal Abuse)
27-Feb CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
6-Mar Professor Michael Ranney from Berkley (per Steve Downs)
13-Mar Katherine C. Hubert (Room 3005 at Fairbanks)
20-Mar OPEN
27-Mar Zack Adams - "Youth and Caregiver Stress Reduction in Pediatric Primary Care"
3-Apr CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
10-Apr 2017 PAS PRACTICE SESSION - Nerissa Bauer/Tracey Wilkinson
17-Apr 2017 PAS PRACTICE SESSION - Brian Benneyworth bringing his fellow - Matthew Yuknis to present
24-Apr 2017 PAS PRACTICE SESSION - Randy Grout/Megan McHenry
15-May Megan McHenry ("K" Award Application: Neurodevelopmental Screening in HIV-exposed Children in Kenya)
22-May OPEN
29-May Memorial Day
5-Jun CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
12-Jan OPEN
19-Jun OPEN
26-Jun OPEN
3-Jul CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
10-Jul OPEN
17-Jul OPEN
24-Jul OPEN
31-Jul OPEN
7-Aug CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
14-Aug OPEN
21-Aug OPEN
28-Aug OPEN
4-Sep Labor Day
11-Sep OPEN
18-Sep OPEN
25-Sep OPEN
2-Oct CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
9-Oct OPEN
16-Oct OPEN
23-Oct OPEN
30-Oct OPEN
6-Nov CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
13-Nov OPEN
20-Nov OPEN
27-Nov OPEN
4-Dec CHSR Core Faculty Meeting
11-Dec OPEN
18-Dec OPEN