Managing Communication Challenges in Science

May 19, 2020


This session will teach and put into practice effective techniques for dealing with challenging situations that scientists encounter every day. The workshop will cover strategies around how to successfully manage communication challenges in science and how to maintain effective science communication.


Sally Ann Campe, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School

Cecilia C. Low Wang, MDCecilia C. Low Wang, MD 
University Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine

Dr. Cecilia C. Low Wang is Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine, Director of the Glucose Management Team at the University of Colorado Hospital, and Clinician-Scientist at CPC Clinical Research. She is a member of the Clinical Endocrine Update Core Committee of The Endocrine Society and served on the Strategic Plan 4 Task Force. Dr. Low Wang serves on the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee for the Food and Drug Administration as a voting member. Currently, her clinical research interests include diabetes and cardiovascular disease, hospital glycemic management, and stem cell therapy for diabetic foot ulcer. She has strong clinical interests in hospital glycemic management, transitions of care, complications of diabetes, insulin resistance, and lifestyle management for metabolic disease.


Peter J. Trainer, MBChB, FRCP, MDPeter J. Trainer, MBChB, FRCP, MD
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Peter Trainer qualified in Edinburgh and undertook his higher training in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital London, Aberdeen, Utrecht (Netherlands) and Portland (Oregon, USA). He is a clinical endocrinologist at the Christie Hospital in Manchester and the Medical Director of Manchester Academic Health Science Centre. Peter is an active leader in the international endocrine community. He has served on the senior executive committees of the Society for Endocrinology, the Endocrine Society, the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and chaired and Bioscientifica. He chaired the programme organising committee for ECE2011 and the clinical programme of ENDO2007. In 2014 ESE presented him with a ‘special recognition award’ for his contribution to the Society and in particular education. His prime areas of interest are diseases of the pituitary and adrenal glands, particularly Cushing’s syndrome and acromegaly, and the endocrine complications of cancer and its treatment. His research has resulted in over 160 peer-reviewed publications.

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