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[WEBINAR] Consumer and Community Involvement in Clinical Trials: Practical Strategies and Lessons Learned


Friday 15th October 2021
8:00 am - 10:00 am




Sydney Health Partners
Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre

Consumer and community involvement (CCI) is fast moving from nice to have, to must have.

And while there is growing recognition of the value of genuine and meaningful engagement of consumers and the community in clinical trials, some researchers are unsure how or where to start.

In response, Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and Sydney Health Partners are hosting an informative webinar – Consumer and Community Involvement in clinical trials: Practical strategies and lessons learned.

Tune in to gain practical examples of what works (and what doesn’t!) provided by experienced consumers and clinical trialists.

Presentations will include consumers, researchers, clinicians and industry partners and will cover:

  • why CCI is not “just a tick box”
  • CCI in the life of a clinical trial
  • frameworks and resources for practical application
  • an industry perspective on empowering consumer involvement in clinical trial.

Presenters will include:

  • Dr Anthony Brown, CEO, Health Consumers NSW
  • Ms Leonie Young, ANZUP Consumer Advisory Panel
  • Mr Ben Horgan, Consumer and Community Involvement Coordinator, WA Health Translation Network
  • Mr Heath Badger, COO, Breast Cancer Trials Group
  • Ms Nicola Straiton, Project and Engagement Manager, Australian Clinical Trials
  • Professor Warwick Britton AO, FAHMS, Research Director, Sydney Local Health District and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Dr Lisa Higgins, Senior Research Fellow, ANZIC-RC
  • Mr Peter Murphy, Country Head of Communications & Patient Engagement, Novartis, Australia and New Zealand
  • Professor Helena Teede AM, Executive Director, Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre

This webinar is open to everyone!