Madalyn Neff

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[Blog Post] Shining a Spotlight on Disparities in Treating Mental Illness

One in five U.S. adults has a mental illness. Often, the likelihood that they will receive treatment—as well as the quality of that treatment—will depend in part on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

In fact, according to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, members of racial and ethnic minority populations are:

  • Less […]
2019-08-04T21:20:04-04:00July 22, 2019|General|

[Blog Post] To Improve Minority Health, Focus on Minority Physician Researchers

A blog post by Clinical Research Pathways Executive Director Marjorie A. Speers, Ph.D.

When a physician is a clinical investigator, patients stand to benefit—even if they never participate in a clinical trial.

Simply put, physician researchers are “in the loop.” They’re familiar with the latest literature and tend to have greater access to new knowledge about […]

2019-07-08T21:32:12-04:00July 8, 2019|General|

[News Release] Clinical Research Pathways Taps Emory Physician for Board of Directors

Dr. Derek West chosen for clinical research and mentoring experience

ATLANTA, May 30, 2019Clinical Research Pathways has appointed Dr. Derek West, cancer researcher and interventional radiologist, to its board of directors.

He joins six other directors, all chosen for their commitment to Clinical Research Pathways’ goals of increasing diversity in clinical […]

2019-05-29T14:43:00-04:00May 29, 2019|News|

[Guest Post] Helping More Patients Take Advantage of FDA’s Expanded Access Program

In February 2012, Kaiba Gionfriddo became the first infant to receive an experimental 3D-printed airway/tracheal splint that opened his airways and saved his life. Nineteen additional young patients have since been implanted with the device, which was developed by researchers at the University of Michigan and provided to the patients under the Food and Drug […]

2019-05-07T08:32:26-04:00May 7, 2019|General|

[Blog Post] Join Us in Targeting Disparities

April is National Minority Health Month, and Clinical Research Pathways joins the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) and organizations nationwide in raising awareness of—and working to address—health disparities that affect racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S.

Despite advances in treatment, many chronic conditions still are more likely to […]

2019-04-22T16:45:15-04:00April 22, 2019|General|

[Guest Post] Called to Serve in a Different Way

Until recently, most of my work on health equity was as part of a team on the ground. We reached out to members of the minority community, encouraging them to take advantage of available healthcare services, educating them about the importance of clinical trials, and enrolling them in research studies, […]

2019-04-02T09:14:51-04:00March 30, 2019|General|
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