Clinical Research Pathways Executive Director Marjorie A. Speers, Ph.D., an epidemiologist and longstanding advocate for diversity in clinical research, has been featured in a number of news stories on the need to include Black and Latino participants in COVID-19 vaccine trials. To do otherwise, will “end up creating a greater health disparity,” she says.

Why Diversity Matters In COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Verywell Health, Published August 29, 2020

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Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Have Been Slow to Recruit Latino People

Latin Post, Published August 16, 2020

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Here’s What We Know About the Demographic Makeup of the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Healthline, Published August 9, 2020

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Black Volunteers, Black Fears and the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

The Final Call, Published August 4, 2020

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The Pressure is on for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials to Reflect U.S. Diversity

Los Angeles Time, Published July 24, 2020

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