American Univesity of Beirut

The Research Personnel Program (RPP) and the Post-Doctoral Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It is a yearly program that includes bi-monthly seminar series, a number of training workshops, and an integrated project.

Target Audience

For the Research Personnel Program (RPP):

Research fellows (with an MD or Ph.D. degree) or research assistants/coordinators willing to commit for a one-year supervised research training, including two tracks: clinical research and basic sciences research.   


For the Post-doctoral Program:

Research fellows (with an MD or Ph.D. degree) willing to commit for a two-year supervised research training, including two tracks: clinical research and basic sciences research.    

Objectives

The aim of these two programs is to support research fellows and research assistants/coordinators at AUBMC in developing research skills and competencies that allow them to advance their research careers.

RPP Team Members

RPP Director: Marlene Chakhtoura, MD, MS
RPP coordinator: Sara Khansa, MBA

Contact Information

Ms. Sara Khansa
Telephone: 961 1350000 ext. 5452 

2021/ 2022 RPP Calendar

Tentative DateSeminarSpeaker
Oct 12, 2021Repeated measures 1Dr. Martine El-Bejjani                                       
Oct 26, 2021Repeated measures 2Dr. Martine El-Bejjani                                       
Nov 2, 2021MentorshipDr. Elie Akl
Nov 16, 2021Introduction to REDCapMs. Joanne Khabsa
Nov 30, 2021Rating the certainty of evidence using the GRADE approachMs. Joanne Khabsa
Dec 7, 2021Journal club or project presentationRFs
Dec 21, 2021Journal club or project presentationRFs
Jan 4, 2022Scientific Publishing and Scholarly Assessments Mr. Khalil Kreidieh
Jan 18, 2022Genetics/GenomicsDr. Rami Mahfouz
Feb 1, 2022Social mediaDr. Simon Kachar
Feb 15, 2022Journal club or project presentationRFs
Mar 1, 2022Journal club or project presentationRFs
Mar 15, 2022Oral presentation skillsDr. Marlene Chakhtoura
Apr 5, 2022Journal club or project presentationRFs
Apr 12, 2022Translational researchDr. Rihab Nasr                                      
Apr 19, 2022Journal club or project presentationRFs
May 3, 2022Journal club or project presentationRFs
May 17, 2022Journal club or project presentationRFs​


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