Dr. Christine Senn, Chair of the ACRP Board of Trustees, shares her outlook on the current state of the Association and the clinical research enterprise.
Improving racial and ethnic diversity of clinical trial participants is essential for generalizable, quality clinical research results and ensuring social and medical equity.
Nevada’s first integrated health system was created in June 2021 when an affiliation agreement was signed between Renown Health and the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine. This expanded clinical research opportunities for patients as a core pillar of the affiliation’s mission, with the goal of providing access to novel treatments for diagnoses in addition to standard of care.
Questions arise constantly in all areas of clinical research. No single person can answer every question, but we can provide pointers on where to look. And once an answer is found, we can archive that in a searchable library for future use.
Taking action to increase and diversify the clinical research workforce is a high priority at Merck. Sponsors need to be part of the solution through our action and support of sites.