Virtual GUMC Researcher Workshop
9:00 – 9:50 a.m. – “Selling Your Research Agenda”
Communications and Presentation Tips with Jeanine W. Turner, PhD
Presentation and Q&A
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – “Understanding Your Project’s Landscape”
Regulatory and Legal Tips with Matthew Wetzel, JD
Presentation and Q&A
This workshop will include presentations from experts aiming to help faculty sharpen their presentation skills and better understand the regulatory and legal landscape in the life sciences industry. Our speakers will take questions during the event and be available for follow up conversations as well.
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Zoom link will be provided via email once RSVP’d
This event is presented by the Office of the GUMC Dean for Research and the Office of Advancement.
Jeanine Turner, PhD
Dr. Turner is an Associate Professor and researcher for Georgetown’s Communication, Culture, and Technology program. Dr. Turner received her B.A. and M.A. in Communication from the University of Dayton, and a PhD in Communication from The Ohio State University. She studies the use of new communication technologies within organizations, exploring how communication changes and is changed by the use of new methods of exchanging messages. In addition to using arguments, data, and audience analysis, she works with executives to choose messages and communication channels to create powerful stories. Dr. Turner also conducts implementation training and evaluation for distance education and telemedicine programs.
Among the organizations with which Dr. Turner has worked are the Pentagon, MedStar, and Mount Washington Hospital. Her recent publications include “Expanding the Walls of the Healthcare Encounter: Support and Outcomes for Patients Online” (Health Communication) and “Can Messages Make a Difference? The association between e-mail messages and health outcomes in diabetes patients” (Human Communication Research).
Matt Wetzel, JD
Matt is an experienced health lawyer and provides strategic advice to life sciences companies on complex health care laws and regulations, including federal and state fraud and abuse laws, Medicare and third party billing and reimbursement regulations, patient privacy obligations, and transparency requirements, among other areas. Matt also works with clients to establish and operate effective global compliance and risk management programs.
Matt brings a unique, 360-degree perspective of the legal and compliance issues affecting life sciences companies. As a veteran of the life sciences industry, he brings a pragmatic approach to counseling his clients. Prior to joining Goodwin, Matt served as Chief Compliance Officer of a Silicon Valley diagnostic start-up; was the Vice President & Deputy General Counsel of the world’s largest medical technology trade association in Washington, DC; and held an executive legal and compliance role at a multinational medical device maker.
Matt co-leads the firm’s Medtech practice and co-chairs the firm’s Late Stage Drug Development practice. He is graduate of both Georgetown’s College and Law School.