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STaR 2017: Southern Translational Education and Research Conference

Date: September 21-25, 2017

Location: Augusta Marriott, Augusta, Georgia

Program Fee: $85.00



The conference will include state-of-the-art topics in clinical and translational science as well as opportunities for attendees to showcase their research and network to develop regional collaborators. Excellence in clinical and translational science will be recognized during the meeting through STAR Graduate Student, Post-Doctoral Fellow and Young Investigator Awards.

Clinical & Translational Science Abstracts & Awards

There are three award categories to recognize excellence in clinical & translational Research:
•Post-Doctoral Fellow
•Young Investigator

IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration and payment MUST be completed prior to abstract submission. Any abstracts submitted without completed registration, will not be accepted.

Click here for abstract submission guidelines and award criteria.

Click here to submit an abstract.

Abstract Submission Deadline - August 22, 2017

Target Audience

This program is intended for Physicians, Physician Scientists, Pharmacists, Nurses, Researchers, Graduate Students, Professional Students (MD, Pharm.D.) and Post-Doctoral Fellows in Clinical and Translational Science.


All events will be held at the Augusta Marriott

September 21, 2017
1700-1900 - Welcome & Reception, Creative Research Medal Award Highlights, Poster Presentations/Judging

September 22, 2017
0730-0830 - Registration/Breakfast
0830-0930 - Keynote Speaker: David C. Hess, M.D.
0930-1100 - Poster Presentations/Judging
1100-1200 - Selected talks from abstracts
1200-1300 - Lunch
1300-1400 - Keynote Speaker: Steven Stice, Ph.D.
1400-1500 - Young Investigator Presentations
1500-1515 - Break
1515-1530 - Awards & Closing Remarks


This program has been approved for 4.0 hrs/0.40CEUs. Continuing Pharmacy Education credit will be awarded to those who attend all sessions, participate in the active learning and complete the online activity evaluation. No partial credit will be awarded.

Special Offer

EARLY REGISTRATION ends August 22, 2017

Lodging and Transportation

Click here to request a room reservation at the Marriott. Or you may call Reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 or (706) 722-8900; be sure to mention the STaR Conference to receive the group rate.

NOTE: Parking charges are NOT included in registration fee.

Financial support for this program provided by:

University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy and Office of Continuing Professional Development and Outreach, Augusta University, University of Georgia Medical Partnership, Medical College of Georgia

Courses Offered

Course Pricing Contact Hours/CEUs
2017 Southern Translational Education and Research Conference(details) Included 4.0/0.4

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