ACRP 2018 Meeting & Expo

122 - Overcoming the Barriers to Recruitment of Underrepresented Minorities

Apr 28, 2018 11:30am ‐ Apr 28, 2018 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Members: $25.00
Standard: $75.00


Learn effective strategies for increasing clinical trial participation within underrepresented communities. The speaker will review data showing how racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in clinical research while addressing the rationale behind enactment of the National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act and its effect on minority enrollment in clinical trials. Leave with a strong understanding of the known barriers to recruiting underrepresented minorities and innovative approaches for improving recruitment and engagement within these populations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of minority participation in clinical research and identify some of the known barriers to recruitment
  • Understand the rationale behind the enactment of the NIH Revitalization Act and the effect it has had on minority enrollment in clinicl trials
  • Think of innovative ways to recruit minorities into clinical trials and engage their communities to create more diverse research participant populations


  • Stephanie Williams, MS, CCRC, Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Credits Available

Overcoming the Barriers to Recruitment of Underrepresented Minorities

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