The NBCI Clinical Trials Lecture Tour presents Dr. Patricia Whitley-Williams M.D., FAAP, Division Chief and Professor of Pediatrics at Rutgers University who discusses the role African American physicians can take to enroll African Americans in clinical trials and why it is important.
She is a member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Network for Immunization Information of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Now Streaming on the NBCI YouTube channel
The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is proud to present Dr. Macaya Douoguih, MD, MPH, Head, Janssen Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Vaccines, who will give the inaugural lecture of its National Clinical Lecture Tour. We also welcome BIO and Janssen Pharmaceutical as our partners.
The Black Church is extremely honored to have someone of Dr. Douoguih's caliber address us. The title of her lecture is The State of African Americans and COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here?
Rev. Anthony Evans and host Kelly Wright of "The Kelly Wright Show" on Black News Channel (BNC) speak with Dr. Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP, the James F. Fries Professor of Medicine and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Equity in Health and Health Care at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health.
She is also Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity and author of the book, "Why Are Health Disparities Everyone's Problem?"
NBCI presents Dr. Jaszianne Tolbert, MD and Dr. Justin Callaway, PhD on the 3rd lecture of the National Clinical Lecture Tour, "Getting Control of Colorectal Cancer in the Black Community".
Ramona Burress, Associate Dir of Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials, Portfolio Mgt, Janssen R&D Global Development co-hosted this event.
The NBCI Clinical Trials Lecture Tour present Dr. Joseph L. Webster, Sr., MD, MBA, FACP and Dr. James McCoy, MD, who answered questions concerning clinical trials during the FOURTH lecture of the National Clinical Lecture Tour.
Dr. Joseph Webster, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Tallahassee, FL, Dr. James McCoy, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Fabian Sandoval, CEO & Research Director, has over 25 years of bench to bedside research experience. His diversified research career has been in academia, healthcare systems and the public sector.
He is also the host of the Emmy award winning Telemundo program "Tu Salud, Tu Familia" (Your Health Your Family).
Understanding Options for Blood Cancers
March 18, 2015Topics Covered
- The role of clinical trials in blood cancer treatment
- How clinical trials are designed
- How to determine the best treatment option for you
- Talking to your healthcare team about treatment options
John P. Leonard, MD
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY