Clinical Trials and Underrepresented Minorities: Mistrust, Misconceptions, Missed Opportunities and Moving Forward to Enhance Diversity
Join The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for the first in our webinar series focused on promoting health equity through diversity. In honor of National Minority Health Month, the event will discuss the importance of including underrepresented minorities in clinical research, current challenges in recruiting diverse populations and solutions to increase participation in clinical trials.
•Special Guest: Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus
•Clinical Trial Participant: Matt Barnes, NBC4 Today anchor
•Clinician-Scientist: Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, associate professor in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
•Community Member: Oyama Hall, network infrastructure engineer, City of Columbus
•Biotechnology Representative: Gerren Wilson, PharmD, head of Inclusion Strategy and Partnering in the Chief Diversity Office at Genentech
-Darrell M. Gray II, MD, MPH, FACG – associate professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Health Equity; Chair, Health Equity Steering Committee, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
-Joshua Joseph, MD, MPH – assistant professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Co-Chair, Obesity and Nutrition Steering Committee, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
-Timiya Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, ANP-BC – assistant professor, The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Sponsored by: Genentech
In partnership with: The National African American Male Wellness Agency
If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Ashley Harmon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests made by April 23 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.