Online Program

Intersection of Research and Diverse Populations: Moving Forward

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
This presentation will focus on the role of research literacy in increasing the involvement of minorities in underserved populations in clinical research. Research Literacy can facilitate increased minority enrollment into clinical trials.

Learning Areas:

Clinical medicine applied in public health
Diversity and culture

Learning Objectives:
Identify three obstacles to the involvement of minorities and underserved populations in research. Describe two approaches to improving the inclusion of minority and underserved populations in research Compare different approaches to improving the representation of minorities and other underserved populations.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principle investigator of over $8 million in federally funded grants focused on a variety of health equity topics. I have been an IOM roundtable member for 2 years.
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.