Presenting the Maryland Center for Health Equity’s HAIR Campaign - “No Research on Us Without Us" - February 20, 2020
Join AAMC Health Equity Research and Policy on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET to celebrate Black History Month with a webinar highlighting the Maryland Center for Health Equity’s (M-CHE) Health Advocates in-Reach and Research (HAIR) campaign, which includes the recent ‘What Black Barbers and Stylists Say to Scientists: No Research on Us, Without Us’ initiative.
Dr. Stephen B. Thomas, M-CHE Director, and Dr. Craig S. Fryer, M-CHE Associate Director, will present on the Center’s innovative collaborations with Black barbershops and salons to ensure that African Americans benefit from life-saving scientific discoveries. The webinar and Q&A will feature a robust discussion on leveraging community-based participatory research principles for trust building and health promotion among minority communities, as well as promising approaches to encourage participation in biomedical clinical trials among African Americans.