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Designing Adaptable Teams for Longevity and Success

Translational Science Conference

Oct. 27–28, 2022 | Online and in person

Hosted by ASU’s College of Health Solutions, the annual Translational Science Conference brings together people from multiple disciplines to promote innovative approaches in translational research and team collaboration. This year’s conference examines actionable strategies for enhancing team effectiveness, adaptability and longevity.

Through a health and research lens, we will explore:

  • Transforming team dynamics, structure and methodologies to improve impact.
  • Building equity and inclusivity into transdisciplinary teams.
  • Establishing a co-creative enterprise through lasting community partnerships.

Join the Affinity Networks and Translational Teams from the College of Health Solutions for a two-day event with one day of virtual speakers followed by an in-person day with workshops from experts in a variety of fields.



  • Thursday, Oct. 27: 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. MST (Arizona time) | Virtual
  • Friday, Oct. 28: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST (Arizona time) | In person and virtual

Featured speakers

David Chambers

David Chambers
Deputy director for implementation science
National Cancer Institute

Ann Verhey-Henke

Ann Verhey-Henke
Strategic director
Center for Socially Engaged Design
University of Michigan

Teresa Aseret-Manygoats

Teresa Aseret-Manygoats
Bureau chief, chronic disease and health promotion
Arizona Department of Health Services

Michael Welsh

Michael Welsh
Interim executive director
Phoenix VA Health Care System


ASU and College of Health Solutions faculty and translational team members will serve on panels and participate in workshops.


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Transportation and parking

Day two of the conference will take place in person at the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus. All sessions will occur on the first floor of the Health North building:

Health North
550 N. 3rd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

People with ASU parking permits for other ASU campuses may cross park in the Fourth Avenue lot. Visitors can use paid visitor parking at the Cronkite lot at Fillmore Street and Central Avenue or in any paid parking lot (rules and conditions apply).

ASU staff and faculty can use the ASU shuttle service at no cost to reach the Downtown Phoenix campus. All attendees may use Valley Metro light rail and bus services for a small fee.


Registration is now open for the annual Translational Science Conference. We are excited to see you virtually and in person for two days of transdisciplinary collaboration and insight!

Register now