We work with individuals and groups to develop the organization and overall design of clinical trials including identification of trial expertise needed, potential sources of funding, development of timelines and milestones, and preparation of applications for funding.
Dr. Braveman served as the Scientific Review Officer for the Clinical Trials Review Committee of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. He developed guidelines, still in use, for the submission and review of large scale clinical trials in the area of cardiovascular, pulmonary and blood diseases.
Dr. Braveman was responsible for developing and implementing the Clinical, Behavioral and Health Promotion Research Program which served as the home of the extramural clinical trials program for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
For several years Dr. Braveman taught a one-week seminar on the design and implementation of clinical trials as part of the Summer Institute in Clinical Dental Research Methods at the University of Washington School of Dental Public Health.
Dr. Braveman served as the NIDCR Project Officer for the Children's Amalgam Trial, a multi-site prospective randomized clinical trial involving approximately 1000 children in the US and Portugal designed to test the safety of dental amlagam used in restoring decayed teeth.
Braveman, N. S. & Michalowicz, B. Phase III Pivotal Clinical Trials: Clinical Decision-making. In Giannoble, W., Genco, R., & Burt, B (Eds). Principles of Clinical Oral Health Research. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 213-246.
A sampling of presentations by Dr. Braveman about clinical trials include:
Monitoring Clinical Trials: What You Do Matters. Seminar at University of California, San Francisco, 2002.
Statisticians' Roles In Clinical Trials: A View From Peer Review. Society of Clinical Trials Research. Washington, DC, 2002.
Random Selection and Random Assignment: Do Clinical Trials Tell Us What We Think They Do? Distinguished Faculty Lecture. Epidemiology Research Interest Group, American Association of Dental Research, 2002.
Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs: Clinical Trials At A Glance.Paper presented at International/American Association of Dental Research as part of the symposium Challenges in Conducting Clinical Trials With Older Populations. Vancouver, 1999.
Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs: The Arts of Clinical Trials and Fly Fishing.Presented at the Boston Chapter of the American Association of Dental Research. 1997.
Basic Requirements for Scientific Clinical Studies of Dental Implants.Keynote address at the Research Foundation Symposium, American Academy of Implant Dentists, Las Vegas, 1996.
Sponsor Issues in Funding Clinical Trials: The Federal Perspective.Presented at the Clinical Trial Symposium.University of Florida.Gainesville, Florida, 1995.