Diversity Webinar Series

The Diversity Webinar Series features panels of industry experts sharing knowledge, best practices, and regulatory guidance to increase representation and engagement of diverse populations in clinical trials.

How Can We Be More Inclusive to Minorities in Clinical Research – The Site & Patient Voice Matters!

Marta Nelson, Partner, MplusM Consulting
Tracey Osborn, Site Director, Innovative Research of West Florida
Karri Venn, President, LMC Manna Research 

The Scientific and Ethical Imperative for Patient Diversity in Clinical Trials

Nicholas Kenny, Chief Scientific Officer, Syneos Health
Lorena Kuri, Diversity Strategy/Global Clinical Trial Planning & Alliances, Bristol Myers Squibb

FDA Efforts to Advance the Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Trials

Richardae Araojo, PharmD, MS Associate Commissioner for Minority Health Director, Office of Minority Health & Health Equity U.S. FDA
Kaveeta P. Vasisht, MD, PharmD Associate Commissioner for Women’s Health Director, Office of Women’s Health Office of the Commissioner U.S. FDA

Under Construction! Practical Considerations and Tactics for Increasing Inclusiveness in Research

Ayoade Avworo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Investigator, Clinical Trials of Texas
Theo Christie, Business Development Manager, NIHR
Van Johnson, Vice President – Commercial Strategy/Director, M.A.C.R.O., Benchmark Research
Irfan Khan, M.D., CEO, Circuit Clinical
Earl Seltzer, Sr. Director Feasibility, Covance


Diversity Recruitment and Retention: How Identifying Gaps Leads to Building Patient Trust

Clare Grace, PhD, Chief Patient Officer, Parexel
Maimah Karmo, Founder & President, TigerLily Fdtn.
Jackie Kent, Chief Customer Officer, Medidata Solutions
Kimberly Richardson, Founder & President, Black Cancer Collaborative
Fabian Sandoval, MD, CEO & Research Director, Emerson Clinical Research Institute