The Human Trial - Out Now! Panel Discussion on Tuesday

Publish Date

Curing Diabetes: The Human Trial

The NNLM All of Us Program Center (NAPC) and the All of Us Research Program present a month-long screening opportunity for libraries and organizations across the US and a live discussion on April 4th at 4pm ET.

Curing Diabetes

Meet our Panel

On April 4th at 4pm ET, join us on YouTube for a thought-provoking virtual conversation on cure research, the importance of diverse participation in medical research, and the patient’s perspective with panelists:

Human Trial Panel

Kristy Birchard, Director of Canary Advisors

Kristy Birchard is a patient advocate, educator, and decentralized clinical trial (DCT) professional determined to level inequitable power dynamics between patients and healthcare providers. She was first diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 3 years old and has been diagnosed with several other chronic autoimmune and pain conditions since. Over the past 7 years, she has become a subject matter expert in embedding the patient voice in the design and execution of clinical trials. She is currently the Director at Canary Advisors, a patient advocacy consultancy focused on patient-focused drug and device development.

Lisa Hepner, Director/Writer of The Human Trial

Lisa Hepner is the director and writer of the feature documentary, The Human Trial. She has lived with type 1 diabetes for 30 years, for about as long as she’s worked in film and TV. Now based in LA, she and her husband, Guy Mossman, run Vox Pop Films which specializes in producing commercials and branded content for the healthcare industry.

And Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo, Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research Co-Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo is a national expert in minority health, health disparities, community based participatory research, access to care and community health worker interventions. He has over twenty years of experience leading large NIH Center grants and randomized trials, totaling over $60 million in funding. His work includes research in diabetes, cardio-vascular disease, HIV, cancer and most recently in precision medicine. He is one of the Principal Investigators for All of Us Southeast Enrollment Center which includes sites across Florida, Georgia, and Puerto Rico.

Moderated by Karl Cooper, Director of Public Health Programs at the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD).

Listen in Spanish

¿Quieres escuchar el panel de discusión en español? La traducción en vivo y los subtítulos estarán disponibles a través de Zoom Webinar. Regístrese aquí para obtener acceso.

A separate broadcast with simultaneous interpretation and captioning in Spanish will be available through Zoom Webinar. Learn more and register here.

Listen in Spanish

Watch The Human Trial On-demand

The panel discussion coincides with a month-long screening of The Human Trial, available March 28th – April 28th, 2023, for free. Watch the trailer.

Register for the film and discussion online using the invitation code: THT-NNLM

Register Now

Host Your Own Screening

Submit your Request to host an in-person or virtual viewing of The Human Trial at your library or organization. Open to all NNLM members (free to sign up) until April 21, 2023.

Request a Screening

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