Co-Creating a New Model Through Collaboration in Clinical Research


According to ASCO’s 2021 member survey*, only 33% of oncology providers feel prepared to address disparities when it comes to equity in healthcare. In the fourth live session of the Diversity in Oncology series, we will hear from providers, oncology researchers and advocacy organizations taking action to address barriers. Our panel will showcase a range of topics and resources, including, financial toxicity, mental health, mentorship, the Clinical Treatment Act and more. During this session attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share their own experiences, helping everyone to come away armed with knowledge and empowered for their healthcare journey.

*2021 ASCO Member Survey on Health Equity Awareness and Perceptions.

Session Clips

Mental Health with Teri Brister, Ph. D.

Study Connect with Candace S. Howell, MPH

Clinical Treatment Act with Keri McDonough, MA

Financial Help with Courtney McHugh, MSW, LSW

Workforce Diversity with Ana I. Velázquez Mañana, MD MSc


Brian Lee, PharmD
Director, Early Assets & Life Cycle Management, Patient Advocacy, Corporate Affairs, Bristol Myers Squibb

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Teri S. Brister, Ph.D., LPC
Chief Program Officer, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

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Candace S. Howell, MPH
Associate Director, Clinical Trial Engagement Strategy, Bristol Myers Squibb

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Keri McDonough, MA
Head of Patient Voice Consortium, Syneos Health

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Courtney McHugh, MSW, LSW
Lead Navigator, Family Reach

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Ana I. Velázquez Mañana, MD MSc
Clinical Instructor in Medical Oncology, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of California San Francisco

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