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A comparison of methods and results in recruiting white and black women into reproductive studies: the MMC-PSU cooperative center on reproduction experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18082470     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Establishing a holistic approach for the enrollment of subjects into clinical trials that includes strategies for the recruitment of non-traditional and minority populations has been an elusive task. The existence of such a design, that is understood and embraced by investigators and the target communities, would streamline the current level of commitment of time, energy and resources. This is necessary to successfully encourage individual and community participation in research studies. The Center for Research in Reproduction at Meharry set out to recruit a large number of African American women volunteers of reproductive age into clinical trials. The experience, of recruiting volunteers from the African American community for clinical trials in the Meharry Medical College/Pennsylvania State University (MMC/PSU)'s Cooperative Center for Research in Reproduction at Meharry, is presented.
Stephanie Sweet; Richard S Legro; PonJola Coney
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2007-11-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Contemporary clinical trials     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1559-2030     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-30     Completed Date:  2008-09-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101242342     Medline TA:  Contemp Clin Trials     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  478-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Education Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37208, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Advertising as Topic
African Americans*
Clinical Trials as Topic / methods*
European Continental Ancestry Group*
Middle Aged
Minority Groups
Patient Selection*
United States
Grant Support
P20 RR011792-06/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; P20 RR011792-07/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; P20RR011792/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; U54 HD044315/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; U54 HD044315-01/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; U54 HD044315-02/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; U54 HD044315-03/HD/NICHD NIH HHS; U54 HD044315-04/HD/NICHD NIH HHS

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