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RIPS Seminar Series

Research in progress seminar series is a weekly venue, where speakers from different disciplines in research and medicine are invited to share and discuss their latest findings. The major objectives of these seminars are the dissemination of new knowledge by providing attendees updates on the latest advances in medical research, and to stimulate discussions about the topic.   

As an outstanding academic institution, the MetroHealth Research Institute serves the educational demands of an array of health care professionals in many specialties. Target audiences typically include physicians, medical researchers and trainees, as well as students, nurses and other health care professionals in the community at the local, regional and national levels, along with MetroHealth faculty and staff.

How to Attend

  • RIPS takes place every Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM from September to May.
  • Attendees will soon be able to claim a CME credit for their participation.

Email [email protected] if you are interested in attending.


January 2023 – April 2023 | Tuesday, 12:00–1:00 pm
Date Speakers Institutions Host
1/10/2023 Tyler Alban CCF B. Wang
1/17/2023 Gina Sizemore** OSU Medical Center K Sossey-Alaoui
1/24/2023 Kathir Balakumaran, MD (Onco-cardiology topic) Division of Cardiology (Metro) William Tse
1/31/2023 Presentation by PHRI folks at RIPS
2/7/2023 Arash Rashidi, MD)* CWRU William Tse
2/14/2023 Meeting with population science group
2/21/2023 Linheng Li, PhD** Stowers Institute for Medical Research X Han
2/28/2023 Clinical Cancer Research William Tse
3/14/2023 Joseph Luna CWRU Bing Wang
4/4/2023 Clinical topic on Lung cancer, Speaker Balazs Halmos, MD. Montefiore, Albert Einstein William Tse
4/11/2023 Shi-Yong Sun ** Emory University Bing Wang
4/18/2023 Xiao-bing Shi ** Van Andel Institute Shujun Liu
4/25/2023 Clinical Cancer Research William Tse