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Value & Innovation Briefing - Increasing Minority Patient Involvement in Research
Register now for a briefing to hear patient, provider, pharma & health plan perspectives on how to engage, educate and build awareness of clinical research and trials to minority communities.

Feb 1, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD
Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist @Yale Department of Pediatrics and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
Dr. Krishnamurti is a pediatric hematologist oncologist of 25 years standing with a primary research focus interest in sickle cell disease (SCD). His main areas of interest are clinical and patient-centered outcomes research in SCD. His areas of focus include pain, newborn screening, , community and international outreach, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and the use of technology to enhance delivery of care. His research has been funded by NHLBI, NICHD, CDC, HRSA, PCORI, Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and Abraham and Phyllis Katz Foundation. He is currently the PI of an NHLBI U01 grant for a multicenter study of HCT for young adults with SCD, and OTA with NHLBI for the Sickle Transplant Evaluation of Long term and Late Effects Registry(STELLAR).
Grace McElroy
Head of Partnerships and Distribution @Antidote
Dr. Fortunato Fred Senatore, MD, PhD, FACC
Lead Physician, Division of Cardiology & Nephrology​ @U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Dr Fred Senatore has been a medical officer in the Division of Cardiology and Nephrology at the US Food and Drug Administration since 2012 and has served as clinical team leader since January 2020. Prior to his tenure at the FDA, Dr Senatore served in the pharmaceutical industry with increasing responsibility over a span of 17 years. He received his BA in Biochemistry and MS in Bio-engineering from Columbia University. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University. He was a professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University with expertise in artificial organ technology, biocompatibility, hemodynamics, and modeling/simulation of biological processes. Dr Senatore attended Medical School at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine while on staff in the chemical engineering department. He trained in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota and in Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School.
Dr Keith Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA
Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology, Professor of Medicine @John W. Deming Department of Medicine
Dr. Edward Ivy, MD, MPH
Director, Community Programs Committee​ @Association of Black Cardiologists