KT Exchange Closed for Thanksgiving
KT Exchange will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday until Monday, Nov. 26. No updates or blog entries will be posted to the site until then. In the interim, we invite you to catch up on things you may have missed and check out our new features, like our mobile site or the Communities, Cases, and Practices page. For those of you in the United States, we hope you have a safe and happy holiday!
Winston, the KT Exchange beagle mascot, wants to learn more about the site’s members, and so does the staff at Research Into Action! How do we do that? By encouraging everyone to completely fill out their member profiles!
We’re asking KT Exchange members to provide their names, titles, contact information, and organization, at the very least, on their profiles. There are also opportunities to attach your C.V. or resume, upload documents and projects, and list your honors and awards as well as your professional interests and expertise.
We want KT Exchange to be an interactive community of people interested in KT, and one great way to accomplish that is by members knowing each other. Member profiles are a great way to find out about others, establish connections, and learn about what others are doing in the field.
And, last but not least, you may score a new shirt for your efforts! Winston himself appears on the high-quality KT Exchange.org t-shirts we will regularly send out to selected members who fill out their profiles. David Phipps from ResearchImpact and York University, Peter West with Continuous Innovation, and Tracy Altman, founder of Evidence Soup, are already proudly sporting their Winston-approved shirts. So fill out your profile, and maybe you will also receive the shirt all of the cool kids are wearing!
RIA Posts New Podcast
Research Into Action, a division of The UT School of Public Health Institute for Health Policy, has posted a new podcast featuring Dr. Beverly Gor discussing the empowering effects of community-based participatory research (CBPR) and how it has the potential to increase the sustainability of public health research.
Of Chinese descent, Gor is a native Houstonian who grew up in the barrio, graduating from Milby High School before continuing her education at the University of Houston, Texas Women’s University, and Baylor College of Medicine. She believes that her multicultural background makes her especially adept at executing CBPR projects.
This 26-minute podcast is now available to members on the web’s leading knowledge translation portal, KTExchange.org. Not yet a member? Go to www.ktexchange.org and sign up – it’s easy and free!