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UNC: Co-leads 2019 Triangle Comparative Effectiveness Research Symposium with NC TraCS

Join a day of presentations and discussion on the use of real-world data to inform clinical research and practice!

Hosted by the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS) at UNC-Chapel Hill, this event will be held May 7, 2019, at RTI International. The symposium will bring together speakers from academia, industry and federal agencies to discuss challenges, opportunities, analytic considerations and future directions regarding the use of real-world evidence in health research and regulation.

The keynote address will be given by Dr. Jacqueline Corrigan-Curay, director of the Office of Medical Policy at the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA’s) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Dr. Corrigan-Curay leads the development, coordination and implementation of multiple medical policy programs and strategic initiatives, including the FDA’s framework on real-world evidence.

Expert speakers from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health’s departments of biostatistics and epidemiology include Drs. Lisa LaVange, Michael Hudgens, Jennifer L. Lund, and Til Stürmer.

All are invited to attend; please register online. This event will be live-streamed; contact cer_si@schsr.unc.edu for details.