Abstracts and Posters

AACI received 21 abstracts with 19 considered for presentation at the 7th Annual AACI CRI Meeting. The AACI CRI steering committee selected three abstracts to be presented at the meeting and two authors of each winning abstract received complimentary AACI CRI meeting registrations. Congratulations to the winning abstract authors.

The AACI CRI steering committee would like to thank everyone who submitted an abstract for their review. The concepts demonstrated creative and thoughtful methods being employed at the cancer centers to address realistic clinical trials process issues.  

First Place:
Cancer Center's Experience with Insurance Denials for Clinical Trial Participation after ACA Mandate [pdf] [poster]
Christine Mackay, RN, MSA, CCRP; Kaitlyn Antonelli; Suanna Bruinooge; Shellie Ellis, MA, PhD
University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Second Place:
Leveraging AACI CRI Listserv Benchmarking and Technology to Reduce the Administrative Burden of Conducting Clinical Trials [pdf] [poster]       
Kate Huffman, RN, BSN, CCRA
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Third Place:
Protocol Information Management Systems (PIMS) Regulatory Binder: Streamlining Regulatory Binder Documentation Maintenance & Improving Compliance [pdf] [poster]   
Abdul Karim Abdullah; Michelle Thomas; Roy Cambria; Bonnie Edelman; Marcia Latif; Dawn Caron; Jaclyn Nunner; Michael Ayerov; Gary Dranch; Elsa Hwang; Collette Houston       
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Additional Abstracts:
Operationalizing Clinical Research Compliance Activities in an Academic Cancer Institute: Implementation & Challenges [pdf]
Vijaya Chadaram, RN, MSN,CCRP; Leigh Burgess, MHA, MEd, MA; Bonnie Vernarelli, RN, MSN, MBA; Patrick Barrera             
Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center

Employing a Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator to Increase Oncology Clinical Trial Awareness and Enrollment [pdf] [poster]               
Kerry Hepler, MSE, BSN, RN; Christine Mackay, RN, MSA, CCRP; Kirsten Erickson, MPH, PhD
University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC)

Sponsor Monitoring Assessment and Improvements [pdf]        
Rebecca Turner, MS, CCRP 
Moffitt Cancer Center

eTrials: Significantly Reducing Staff Time and Effort by Directly Parsing Clinical Research Data from MSKCC Source to Industry Sponsors [pdf] [poster]             
Michael Buckley; Milena Silverman; Dawn Caron; Kai-Hsiung Lin; Alessandra Garwin; Gloria Guman; Jonathan Wills; Stu Gardos; Paul Sabbatini; Collette Houston             
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Improving the Process and Tracking of Expedited Amendments Involving Translations [pdf] [poster]   
Jenny Anopa;  Jenny Deighan; Timothy Downey-Zayas; Dustin Rathbone; Michael Trinos; Margaret Isaacs; Sandy Iyer-Horan; Marissa Kehoe  
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Multicenter Protocol Management at a Large Comprehensive Cancer Center [pdf] [poster]      
Stephanie Karpoff; Ann Jenckes; Jaclyn Nunner;  Ann Rodavitch; Dion Harris; Andrew Zarski; Joseph Lengfellner; Collette Houston; Paul Sabbatini, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

MSK IND Office Operations - Looking In, Expanding Out, Moving Forward [pdf] [poster]             
Richard Ellis, CCRP; Xhenete Lekperic; Lauren Richardson; Alan Ho, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Real-time Feedback from Industrial Monitors Collection and Review Process [pdf] [poster]      
Saray Simo; Bonnie Edelman; Joe Lengfellner; Collette Houston;  Paul Sabbatini, MD; Hector Pacheco; Matthew Koch; Jaclyn Regan  
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Violation Submissions Via PIMS- Phase II [pdf] [poster]              
Jenny Deighan; Marissa Kehoe; Jenny Anopa; Timothy Downey-Zayas; Dustin Rathbone; Margaret Isaacs; Sandy Iyer-Horan; Michael Trinos   
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Data Driven Application Examines Precision Medicine Clinical Trial Operations [pdf] [poster]
Therica Miller, MBA; Regina Schwind, BA; Laura Hilty, BA; Wendy Tate, MS          
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; University of Illinois Cancer Center; Forte Research Systems, Inc.

Resource Allocation Review- An Objective, Transparent Evaluation Performed By CCTO [pdf] [poster]
Rosemarie Gagliardi, MPH, cEdD; Jennifer Cocco; Alyssa Ryan, MBA;  Richa Upadhyay, MD; Nancy Lowe, MBA; Ajai Chari, MD; Matthew Galsky, MD; Marshall Posner, MD
The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System

Enhancing the Review Process for Radiation Safety in Human Subjects Research [pdf] [poster]               
Rosemarie Gagliardi, MPH cEdD; Randall Holcombe, MD; Mary Sano, PhD; Jeffrey H. Silverstein, MD; Bradley Delman, MD                
The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System

Using EPIC Electronic Health Record System to Assist With Screening Patients for Cancer Clinical Trials [pdf]
Jill Kleczko, MPA; Ronald Hoffman, MD; Rosemarie Gagliardi, MPH, cEdD   
The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System

Validation of a Clinical Trial Accrual Predictive Model [pdf] [poster]        
Wendy R. Tate, MS; Lee D. Cranmer III, MD, PhD
The University of Arizona Cancer Center

Utilizing the C.O.S.T. (Comprehensive Oversight Support Tool) Analysis for Accurate Budgeting and Workload Evaluation for Modern Complex Clinical Trials [pdf]
Lauren Wall; Ryan J. Brisson; Elizabeth Manchen              
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

AR and AP Tracking using Access Database [pdf]            
Hannah Phan; Samichha Shahi; Erin Williams       
Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Bringing Community-based Researchers Together to Advance Cancer Research: ASCO’s Community Research Forum [pdf]
Patricia Hurley, MSc; Nicholas Robert, MD; Howard Burris, MD
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Impact of IWS/IVRS in Clinical Trials on Resource Utilization [pdf] [poster]
Mathew H. Innes, BSE, MBA; Kim Redic, PharmD, BCPS;  Ann Cornicelli, BSN; Nabeela Iqbal, MBBS, CCRP
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center