Journey to Better Health | AWARE for All – NYC

When:  May 19, 2022 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM (ET)
The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Ave
New York, NY 10029
Join AWARE for All on May 19th, from 5-8 PM at The New York Academy of Medicine in NYC to learn more about clinical trials and hear personal experiences from those who are involved in them. You can also connect with a variety of local health and wellness organizations to find out more about their programs and services.

Hear From:
  • Ashley Giacobbi, Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator, Clinical Trial Support Center, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Shira Kaplan-Walker, Lupus Clinical Trial Participant, Lupus Research Alliance
  • Pankaj Patel, Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Clinical Trials, R&D, IQVIA
  • Ellyn Getz, Director, R&D Patient Partnerships, R&D Strategic Operations, CSL Behring
  • Makeida Stubbs, Clinical Trial Diversity Operations Lead, Pfizer
Event Agenda:
  • 5:00 PM: The Informational Exhibit Center opens
    • Visit exhibits from research, advocacy, community, and wellness organizations.
    • Access free HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) health screenings
  • 6:00 PM: Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 6:10-6:30 PM: Clinical Research Overview Presentation
    • Topics include: the basics of the clinical trial process, the safeguards in place, the importance of diversity in trials, and more.
  • 6:30-7:30 PM: Speaker Panel
    • Hear from knowledgeable healthcare and research professionals, and from community members who have participated in a clinical trial.
  • 7:30-7:45 PM: Closing Remarks & Raffle