Cancer disparities research network: The development of a culturally appropriate communication tool
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related research
List the biobanking research components that are essential for valid informed consent among minority and underrepresented populations. Discuss how this bilingual communication tool can supplement the informed consent process and be utilized across a variety of research studies.
Keyword(s): Clinical Trials, Minority Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Principal Investigator of this administrative supplement which seeks to improve participation of underrepresented populations in biospecimen research. My research integrates social epidemiology principles with health services and health behavior intervention studies to reduce health disparities through community-based participatory research approaches in culturally and linguistically isolated communities. I am Associate Professor at Northwestern University and
have faculty appointment as the Vice Chair of Clinical and Policy Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.