Lessons learned from community-based minority health care serving system participation in an NIH clinical trial.

@article{Ezeugwu2011LessonsLF,
  title={Lessons learned from community-based minority health care serving system participation in an NIH clinical trial.},
  author={Camellus O Ezeugwu and Aurelia L Laird and Christiane D Mullins and Daljeet S Saluja and Reed A Winston},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 9-10},
  pages={839-44}
}
To address the historically low rate of minority participation in clinical trials, the NIH and others have provided incentives to increase the diversity of patients and study sites involved in NIH-funded research. An example of the efforts to achieve this aim was the creation of the Partnerships Program to Reduce Cardiovascular Health Disparities," whereby a health care system that serves a predominantly minority patient population partners with a research-intensive medical center that has a… CONTINUE READING