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Webinars and Presentations

OMHHE Health Equity Lecture Series: Precision Medicine and Minority Health (4/23/2019)

Dr. Landry from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School will discuss genetics and genomics research, and how precision medicine impacts minority communities.

OMH Health Equity Lecture Series: The Impact of Commercial Tobacco on Tribal Communities: A Report Card (11/29/2018)

Panel of experts discuss the public health impact of commercial tobacco use in tribal communities.

OMH Health Equity Lecture Series: Becoming a Trusted Entity in Diverse Communities is the Key to Success in Clinical Research (10/22/2018)

Dr. Sandoval from Emerson Clinical Research Institute (ECRI) presented on strategies to increase Hispanic enrollment in clinical trials.

OMH Health Equity Lecture Series: Willingness to Participate in Gene Editing Clinical Trials: Voices of the Sickle Cell Community (6/13/2018)

Researchers from the NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) discussed their research study that examined the two-dominant gene-editing approaches for sickle cell disease and patient’s willingness to participate in gene editing clinical trials.

OMH Health Equity Lecture Series: My Journey to Discover Why Health Disparities Exist (4/26/2018)

Dr. Thomas LaVeist from George Washington University discussed health disparities and why they exist.

Office of Minority Health Lecture Series: The Graying of the Disease- HIV/AIDs in Older Americans (12/18/2017)

Dr. Celia Maxwell from Howard University discussed the incidence and prevalence of HIV among older adults, risk factors for increased rates, and strategies to address the rising rates of HIV among this group.

Office of Minority Health Lecture Series: Health Equity and Diversity in Clinical Trials (11/20/2017)

Dr. Uchenna Uchendu from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs will update us on health disparities among the veteran population and explain strategies to increase participation among this population in clinical trials.

Office of Minority Health Lecture Series: An Examination of the Role of Advertising and Promotion in Adult Immunization Disparities (8/23/2017)

Dr. Oluchi Elekwachi from FDA, Dr. Lamarcus Wingate and Dr. Veronica Clark-Tasker from Howard University will update us on their current research adult vaccination rates for non-influenza vaccines among minority groups.

Office of Minority Health Lecture Series: Precision Cardiovascular Medicine for Multiethnic Populations (3/16/2017)

Dr. Arjun Manrai from Harvard University will update us on his current research on genetic misdiagnoses related to cardiomyopathy using a health disparities framework.

Guidance Webinar: Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data in Clinical Trials (1/24/2017)

Assistant Commissioner for Minority Health Dr. Jonca Bull and OMH's Dr. Martin Mendoza walk you through the guidance document Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data in Clinical Trials- Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff.

CDRH's Draft Guidance Webinar: Evaluation and Reporting of Age, Race, and Ethnicity Data in Medical Device Clinical Studies (9/12/2016)

Assistant Commissioner for Minority Health Dr. Jonca Bull walk's you through CDRH's draft guidance Evaluation and Reporting of Age, Race, and Ethnicity in Data in Medical Device Clinical Studies.

Get to Know ClinicalTrials.gov! (9/29/2015)

Rebecca Williams, Pharm. D., MPH, explains what you can expect to find on ClinicalTrials.gov and shows you how to find clinical trials that may interest you. Rebecca Williams is the Assistant Director of ClinicalTrials.gov.

The Hispanic Community Health Study/ Study of Latinos: Brief Overview, Key Findings, Updates, and Opportunities for Research (10/14/2015)

Larissa Aviles-Santa, MD, MPH, FACP, FACE, discusses the Hispanic Community Health Study/ Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). It was designedto examine the prevalence of specific chronic diseases among different ethnic groups within the Hispanic/Latino population. Dr. Aviles-Santa is the Project Director for the HCHS/SOL at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute(NHLBI), National Institutes of Heatlh (NIH).

Reversal and Prevention of Organ Damage to Improve Mortality in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (9/28/2015)

Courtney Fitzhugh, M.D. explores new avenues of hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation for sickle cell disease (SCD), while also studying the currently underexplored cardiovascular complications arising due to this genetic blood disorder. Dr. Fitzhugh is an Assistant Clinical Investigator at the Laboratory of Sickle Mortality Prevention, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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