African-Americans and Research: Making It Work for Folks Like Us

When:
January 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

African-Americans and Research: Making It Work for Folks Like Us

Thursday, Jan. 14 2:00 p.m PT / 5:00 p.m. ET

Register here

All Black patients, families and caregivers attending the event will receive a $25.00 Amazon gift card! We will send you information on how to get the gift card after you register.

Who should attend?

  • Black patients, families and caregivers impacted by COVID-19 and asthma
  • Black clergy
  • Medical and health professionals
  • All people who wish to better understand the needs of the Black community

What will be covered

  • How Black patients, families and caregivers are partnering with and advising researchers on what is important to them.
  • How this new approach to research — called patient-centered outcomes research — can make a positive difference in the African American community.
  • What lessons have been learned from this new approach to research and why it’s important for Black people with asthma.

Speakers

  • Elliot Israel, MD, professor of medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is lead researcher of the PREPARE study, which examines asthma in African American and Hispanic/Latino populations.
  • Mary White, patient advocate and research advisor

Moderators

  • Tonya Winders, President and CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network
  • LeRoy Graham, MD, pediatric pulmonologist and founder of Not One More Life