Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice

The Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice aims to guide faculty and students in the development of collaborative research and evidence-based practice to improve health outcomes. The Center promotes interprofessional research and provides support and resources for the development of research proposals and evidence-based practice projects, specifically preparation and editing of documents and administrative processes related to the Institutional Human Rights Committee (IRB), among others.

 

Services

  • Mentoring, trainings, seminars and workshops.
  • Materials and programs to facilitate evidence-based research and practice activities.
  • Support in identifying intramural / extra-mural financing mechanisms.
  • Technical support for the development and monitoring of proposals and budgets.
  • Support to process IRB applications.
  • Contact expert resources for support in methodology, statistics and editing.
  • Support for database searches.
  • Support in development of evidence-based projects, presentations and posters.
  • Support for interprofessional projects.
  • Training research assistants, in IRB, conducting interviews and data entry.
  • Editing documents related to research proposals, projects and manuscripts based on evidence.

 

Useful Links

 

NIH And Research Resources

https://www.nih.gov/
https://www.ninr.nih.gov/
https://researchtraining.nih.gov/
https://www.ninr.nih.gov/training/grantsmanship#.WBsoGSMrI6h
http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/index.html

 

Evidence-based Practice (EBP) Resources

https://ctep-ebp.com/websites
http://ebn.bmj.com/

 

Writing, Poster & Abstract Development Resources

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/06/
http://www.kmeverson.org/academic-poster-design.html
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vicb/CBI/Presentations/Writing_Scientific_Abstracts.pdf

 

Contacts 

Dr. Milagros I. Figueroa Ramos, Assistant Dean for Research
787-758-2525, Ext. 1985, 2183
milagros.figueroa@upr.edu

 

Solymar S. Solís Baéz, Director, Center for Research and Evidence-Based Practice
787-758-2525, Ext. 2186, 1217
solymar.solisbaez@upr.edu

 

Silma Torres, Administrative Assistant
787-758-2525, Ext. 1985
silma.torres@upr.edu