RTP Chapter: Improving Multicultural Engagement in Clinical Research

When:  Feb 29, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM (ET)

RTP Chapter: Improving Multicultural Engagement in Clinical Research 

This is a in-person and virtual event

Event Description:

Join the RTP chapter for a hybrid event discussing the FDA's REACH initiative and its collaboration with a local organization. There will be an opportunity to network with your fellow attendees during this event. 


  • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., ET : Open Networking
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., ET : Presentation
  • 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., ET : Open Networking


Christina Lee, PHD, PHARMD
FDA's OMHHE Deputy Office Director

Becca Hayes, MD
Director of Research, North Carolina Community Health Center Association

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the roles of the FDA’s OMHHE and its new initiative: Racial and Ethnic Minority Acceleration Consortium for Health Equity (REACH)
  2. Learn the regulatory and ethical considerations in ensuring inclusivity, diversity, and safety in clinical research and community-based research, especially within Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  3. Learn how a local organization is working with REACH to support the community

Registration & Contact Hour Information:

This event will offer 1 contact hour. Click here to register and purchase your contact hour. Please purchase and retrieve your contact hour before March 29, 2024. 

  • Chapter Member (registration with or without contact hour): $0
  • ACRP Member (registration only): $0
  • ACRP Member (registration + contact hour): $15
  • Non-Member (registration only): $0
  • Non-Member (registration + contact hour): $30

To receive contact hours: Purchase the contact hours and attend the program. After attending the event, log on to the ACRP website and visit learning.acrpnet.org, click “GO TO MY COURSE”. Select your event, confirm attendance and take the event evaluation between 1 and 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate." After 30 days, contact hours are no longer available.


NC Biotech Center
15 TW Alexander Dr.
Durham, NC 27709
Dial-in Instructions:
Please visit the Community Page for Dial-In Information. Note: the presentation will start roughly at 6:30pm, following 30 minutes of open networking.