Patient Outreach Recruitment
Pat Sanders, Senior Project Manager
Responsible for design and execution of all pre and post market clinical studies. Ensures all deadlines, schedules and budgets are met while keeping in compliance with client/sponsor requirements
Additional responsibilities of the PM include:
Directs, coordinates, and administers the planning, research, and development of projects, field research opportunities, development of new ventures based upon best case scenario for city. Prioritizes projects and develops timelines for clinical trials. Develops, manages, and implements field research projects and testing to assess best outreach to African Americans.
Ed Sanders, Associate Project Manager
Coordination of Consultants, tracking projects. Manages the day-to-day operations of the multiple clinical trials. Manages the administration of the Projects policies, procedures and programs. Administrative and office support activities for multiple cities, fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing inquiries, research and communication with project coordinators in study cities. Conducts counting and analysis of data, develops support staff, in-the-field labor, administration of field research, counting and preliminary analysis of each city’s field research program to access clinical trial participants.
Portia Tucker, Data Management Consultant
Experience leading and directing Data Management. Responsible for directing and supervising all activities associated with the data management activities, processes and overall integrity of databases.
Other responsibilities includes:
Develops templates for entry, setting up and entering contact (only- not medical) data from all sources, summarizing results from each network or city and charting for delivery to project management team. Data used for developing client databases of prospective patients.
Uche Ojeh, IT Director/Coordinator
Handles services for graphic and internet design , Monitors and maintain the web site and computer databases, Internet development and electronic networks for the project, providing support, including procedural, documentation. Tests and evaluates new technology for outreach.
Tanya Beaudoin, IT Associate
Handles web site functionability of web site, data collection of opt-in participants
Lark Godwin, Research and Development Consultant
Liaison with Sr. Project Manager. Researches (local) educational facilitators and literature for programs for clinical trials education. Networks with community leaders (each community is different) within each site city, developing ongoing educational projects that can be distributed to networks and community/religious leaders' constituencies utilized for interest in recruitment.
Veronica Mackey, Media Consultant
Develops public service educational outreach to minority audiences. Coordinates Labor, transportation, advertising expenses.
Targeted responsibilities for Ethnic community and media outreach.
Cynthia Manker, Media (and community) Coordinator
Develops community and media outreach opportunities; seeks opportunities for outreach to and partnerships with networks. Coordinates media advertising contract labor, upgrades,
Pamela Collins, Project Outreach Coordinator
Manages Team for planning and development of African American outreach and special event activities; develops support program activities including liaison with community and network coordinators, collaborators and program business development. Coordinates with local networks to develop and maintain continuity plans, develops social networking opportunities to recruit for clinical trials. Works with community and religious leaders to establish a thorough, comprehensive field research for recruitment.
Betty Richards, Project Coordinator
Handles Coordination of Consultants, tracking expenses. Manages the day-to-day operations of the project management. Manages the administration of the Projects policies, procedures and programs. Administrative and office support activities for multiple cities, fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing inquiries, word processing, filing, and faxing. Software skills and Internet research communication with cities.
Coordinates On-the-ground (local) consultants to assist with local outreach activities in each city. Seeks local celebrities, media opportunities, and network partnerships to advance program goals.
( 103 Black Organization Affiliates and 32 NBLIC coalitions nation-wide). Selected based upon site cities. Assists with identification of people, organizations and events in cities that have resources to assist in identifying clinical trial participants, or local opportunities to recruit for specific disease therapies. They are usually a part of a health network, and familiar with African American populations, events, churches and activities in cities, professional relationship with hospitals and community leaders.
African American nurse consultants who assist with calling and follow-up with potential patients. Reviews pre-screening requirements for trials. Conducts preliminary pre-screening interviews to establish comfort level with potential candidates, answers general questions about disease condition (education) and directs participant to pre-screening location. Manages call center and provides telephone assistance for follow up with patients, and physicians; conducts periodic surveys and outreach to program participants.
Staff Consultants for Full Service Direct Trials
Dr. Michael Daniels, Medical Director/Consultant
Reviews Protocols, oversees Project Management activities, makes recommendation on African American physicians and networks for referrals, develops medical outreach for national clinical trials projects.
Capabilities to seek out and find qualified African American physicians, train on protocol and track and report progress to client. Since most African Americans are more comfortable being treated by and near black doctors, duties include:
Monitors the administration and progress of clinical trials sites for project. Depending upon complexity of clinical trial activities, Typical work activities includes:
Also, we utilize medical and clinical vendors specializing in outreach to African Americans and Ethnic Minorities