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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Aisha Langford - Best Practices for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Research: USM Research & Scholarship Symposium Series 2021

March 12, 2021
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Research & Scholarship Symposium Series 2021

# 6 - Keynote Speaker: Dr. Aisha Langford - Best Practices for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Reserach - March 12, 2021

Aisha Langford, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health, Division of Comparative Effectiveness and Decision Science within NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine. She is also an affiliate faculty member of the Division of Medical Ethics within Population Health. Under NYU Langone Health's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), she co-directs the Recruitment and Retention Core (RRC). In her role as RRC co-director, Dr. Langford advises study teams across the medical school on recruitment feasibility and ways to maximize participant retention, covering all stages of clinical trial and health research study design. A large proportion of these consultations include ways to enhance inclusion of women, racial/ethnic minorities, and adults aged 65 and older in clinical research. Dr. Langford earned her BA in English from the University of Virginia, MPH in Behavioral Science from Saint Louis University, and PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan.

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