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ANNOUNCEMENT| EPDC Lunchtime Learning - Enhancing Success Through Emotional Intelligence (EI)

 NCURA Region VI Education and Professional Development Committee

Enhancing Success Through Emotional Intelligence (EI)

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 12:00-1:00 pm Pacific Time



The Region VI Education and Professional Development Committee (EPDC) is proud to announce our next opportunity, Enhancing Success Through Emotional Intelligence (EI) with Rosemary Madnick and Kartik Yadav.


Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to understand, manage, and utilize emotions effectively in yourself and others. It involves self-awareness, self-regulation, social awareness, and relationship management. These skills are crucial for effective communication, establishing healthy relationships, and achieving success in both personal and professional domains. EI empowers individuals to navigate social complexities, lead with empathy, and enhance overall well-being.

We invite you to join us for a compelling presentation on Emotional Intelligence (EI), where we will delve into the key skills required for recognizing, understanding, managing, and influencing emotions both in yourself and others. This presentation aims to offer a thorough overview of EI and highlight its significant impact on personal and professional development.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a solid understanding of Emotional Intelligence (EI) and its key components.

  • Apply practical tools to enhance and strengthen their own Emotional Intelligence.

  • Implement actionable strategies to effectively utilize Emotional Intelligence skills in personal and professional contexts.


Join us on June 18, 2024, to hear about emotional intelligence with:  


Rosemary Madnick, MBA is Vice President for Research Administration at The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. In her current position, she is responsible for all aspects of research administration and operations at the Institute including grants and contracts administration, shared services, clinical trials/industry agreements, investigational drug services, regulatory and ethical compliance, biological resource center, environmental health and safety and core equipment. Her experience with research administration at various institutions has provided her with more than 30 plus years of knowledge in the profession. Her experience has given her distinct skills in research, development and evaluation of policies and programs as well as the know-how in investigating and analyzing problems with broad impact using data to develop sound decisions. As an executive senior research administrator, she has provided consultation and guidance on all aspects of sponsored program administration including development of research policies and procedures, resolution of research administration issues internally and externally. She has represented her institutions on site visits and with funding agencies. In addition, she is also involved in strategic implementation of new organizational structures to support research administration operations and implementation of activities requiring facilitation and change management activities. She has been a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) since 1998. She has presented workshops and sessions and evaluated workshops regionally, nationally, and international. Rosemary was the 2021 President NCURA and is on the Traveling Workshop Faculty - Level I Fundamentals.


Kartik Yadav, MSCR, PGDPM, CRA is the Director of Research Development and Administration at Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, Mr. Yadav is responsible for overseeing and providing personalized support for research development, pre-and post-award administration, and research operations. His specific duties include research strategic planning and advancement, coordination of large projects involving faculty and administrative staff across campus, grant writing, and proposal development. With over a decade of global research experience in the USA, India, Japan, Europe, and Botswana, Mr. Yadav brings a wealth of knowledge in regulatory requirements, project management, human subject protection, IRB processes/compliance, participant recruitment efforts, and designing real-time databases. With a strong background in Clinical Research, Mr. Yadav has led several Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) research projects, fostered collaborations, and provided training to academicians and administrators both domestically and internationally. He has been an active member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) since 2019 and a member of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) since 2022.


Register by June 16. The presentation link will be provided to registrants by June 17. The session is free for registrants.


For additional information or questions, please contact EPDC Chair, Vanessa Quiroz Hotz.

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