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Introduction to REDCap

November 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Introduction to REDCap
Speaker: Julissa Acevedo
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: KCBD 1103

Join the CRI Seminar Series for an overview of the basics of using REDCap, a self-managed, secure, web-based solution designed to support data collection strategies for research studies.

REDCap expert Julissa Acevedo will discuss the following topics.

  • Project Setup:
    • Creating a project
    • Adding and editing fields
    • Optional modules and customizations
    • Testing your project
    • Moving to production
  • Using Surveys:
    • Enabling surveys
    • Settings & customizations
    • Public link vs private links
  • Applications & Tools:
    • Record status dashboard
    • Project change log
    • Exports and reports
    • Data dictionary
    • File repository

No previous experience is required. You are welcome to bring your laptop to follow along, but it is not required.

About the speaker: Julissa Acevedo, the CRI’s resident REDCap Administrator since 2012, is the point of contact for all REDCap inquiries at the University of Chicago. Julissa has personally guided many investigators with their study design and she takes pride in providing exceptional technical support. An active member of the REDCap Consortium, she attends REDCapCon annually to collaborate with other REDCap experts to further advance the use of REDCap at the University. Prior to joining the CRI, Julissa developed and supported various applications at Motorola, Bank of America, and the U.S. Census Bureau.

About the series: Since 2012, the Center for Research Informatics has offered free training sessions for the University of Chicago community in informatics research tools and techniques. Topics include REDCap, clinical data, bioinformatics analysis, data visualization, high performance computing, grant preparation, and more. Sign up for our email list to hear about upcoming seminars.


November 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
900 E. 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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