2021 Saunders-Watkins Virtual Workshop

*Dr. Noha will be a panelist

Dec. 6th  2021 10-11am

Join NHLBI  for a virtual workshop to enhance the importance of truthfulness, transparency, and trustworthiness in biomedical research and identify gaps to establish trusted partnerships in community-based participatory research. The 2021 Saunders-Watkins Virtual Workshop: Building Trust in “Community-Engaged” Research is free, open to the public, and will be recorded. Registration is required by 11:59 PM ET, December 3, 2021.

Monday Dec 6, 10-11am 

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About the Workshop

This year’s Saunders-Watkins workshop brings together researchers, health care providers, community partners, and federal, state, and local government officials and other stakeholders to discuss the current evidence and future research and practice needs to build trust in community-engaged research to tackle health inequities, including those revealed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Trust is critical in biomedical research, especially clinical trial recruitment of minority populations. A trusted and transparent process will enhance the overall design, conduct, and oversight of clinical research/trials and eventually benefit all populations. Meanwhile, misinformation, ineffective communication, unconscious bias, and limited community engagement may contribute to mistrust.

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