"Journey to Better Health"
Journey to Better Health | AWARE for All – Houston November 17th @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm CST Free! Register Here ✅Learn what clinical trials are 🥖Dinner & Refreshments Included ⭐Hear clinical study participants share their personal experience 🩺Free health screenings & vaccinations 🏢Meet local organizations from your community
Join us at CISCRP’s free, educational event to learn what clinical trials are, why they are important, and how you can get involved. AWARE for All – Houston will feature a panel discussion lead by community members who have participated in a clinical trial or work as a healthcare professional. This event will also feature both local and national exhibiting organizations with resources about clinical research and the programs and services they offer.
Panel Discussions Learn about the basics of the clinical trial process, the safeguards in place, the importance of diversity in trials, and more. Also, you will be able to hear from knowledgeable healthcare and research professionals, and from community members who have participated in a clinical trial.
Who: The event will feature panel discussions highlighting local clinical trial participants and healthcare professionals who will share their experiences and perspectives, including:
Bridget Chapital, Hypothesis Haven
Cassandra Harris, University of Texas MD Anderson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Carol Alcasey, Otsuka
Dominique Guinn, blood and bone marrow cancer trial participant
Anne Sturrock, Covid-19 vaccine trial participant
Donna Esposito, nurse at Houston Methodist
Allison Lippman, pancreatic cancer clinical trial participant
Jordyne Blaise, Vertex
The panel will be moderated and emceed by Kristen Hanks, President of the Texas Liver Foundation
Meet Local Community Organizations
Harris County Public Health
Mosquito and Vector Control
Houston Area Parkinson Society
Houston Community College LVN program
Legacy Community Health
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Lupus Foundation of America
Texas Gulf Coast Chapter
MD Anderson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Mercury Clinical Research
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Prevent Blindness Texas
Prolato Clinical Research Center
When: Thursday, Nov. 17
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Houston Community College
West Loop Conference Center
5601 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77081
Why: The purpose of the event is to educate and inform the public on the clinical research process and its role in advancing medicine. Attendees can meet local and national exhibiting organizations, access free health screenings, and more.
About CISCRP The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the public and patients as partners in the clinical research process. CISCRP provides free educational resources to the public and patient communities.
Visit http://www.ciscrp.org for more information or to participate in CISCRP’s educational initiatives.