2019 CRI Meeting Abstracts

Winning Abstracts Presented at CRI Meeting

The AACI CRI Steering Committee and CRI Education Committee selected three abstracts from 66 submissions for formal presentation at the 11th Annual AACI CRI Meeting.

All abstract authors were invited to present at the general poster session. The three winning abstracts were presented individually during a formal meeting program session, and, for the first time, nine additional abstracts were highlighted during topic-specific poster sessions. 

On behalf of the AACI CRI Steering Committee and CRI Education Committee, we thank all submitters for their participation.

First Place

Electronic Informed Consent (eIC) Platform for Clinical Trials: An Operational Model and Suite of Tools for Consent Authoring, Obtaining Informed Consent, and Managing Consent Documents [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Lengfellner, M. Buckley, M. Koch, H. Pacheco, J. Levine, C. Hoidra, D. Damron, C. Houston, R. Cambria, A. Rodavitch, P. Sabbatini, E. Cottington
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Second Place

Implementation of an Oncology Clinical Research Merit-Based Recognition Program for Physicians [Abstract]
T. Adrales Bentz, C. Britten, D. Berrier, D. Marshall
Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina

Third Place

MNCCTN: Challenges to Opening a State-Wide Network and the Pathway to Success - A 2-Year Perspective [Abstract] [Poster]
M.L. Rahne, R. Leed, C. Stibbe, J. Alkire
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota


Abstracts and posters are organized by category, in alphabetical order by cancer center. 

♦ Featured Poster     * Poster Present at Meeting 

Categories:
Clinical Research Operations
Finance/CCSG/PRMS
Investigator-Initiated Trials
Regulatory
Training and Quality Assurance
Trial Recruitment and Disparities Research
Trial Start-up/Closure

 

Clinical Research Operations

1.* Multifunctional Staff Focus Groups as a Tool to Improve Employee Engagement of Clinical Trials Office Staff [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Lange, S. Bigelow, C. Brown, P. Dykema, D. Erickson, L. Jakovski
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University

2.* THAW – The Holistic Approach for Working in Cellular and Gene Therapy Clinical Trials [Abstract[Poster]
J. Gould, K. Shrestha, R. McCray, F. Brogan, D. Otap, M. Kelsen, M. Mapara, R. Reshef, A. Lassman
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Medical Center

3.* Implementation of an Oncology Clinical Research Merit-Based Recognition Program for Physicians [Abstract
T. Adrales Bentz, C. Britten, D. Berrier, D. Marshall
Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina

4.* Full Integration of the Gynecology Oncology Research Operations Under the IU Simon Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Contreraz, S. Edwards, L. Vaughn, K. Miller
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

5.* Developing an Automated Deviation Reporting and Electronic PI Attestation Process [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Rohn, J. Nichols, A. Semla, S. Asche, J. Leiriao
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

6.* Development of a Systematic Review of Molecular Testing Increases Precision Medicine Based Clinical Trial Screening and Awareness [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Lasowski, B. George, B. Oleson, J. Thomas
Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

7.* Electronic Informed Consent (eIC) Platform for Clinical Trials: An Operational Model and Suite of Tools for Consent Authoring, Obtaining Informed Consent, and Managing Consent Documents [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Lengfellner, M. Buckley, M. Koch, H. Pacheco, J. Levine, C. Hoidra, D. Damron, C. Houston, R. Cambria, A. Rodavitch, P. Sabbatini, E. Cottington
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

8.* Reducing Overhead During Study Startup With System Integrations [Abstract] [Poster]
N. VanKuren1, R. Jones2, A. Garcia2
1Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health; 2Florence Healthcare

9.* Connecting the Supply Chain [Abstract]
D.P. Mudaranthakam1, J. Thompson1, J. McIlwain2
1The University of Kansas Cancer Center; 2Velos

10.Data Analytics on Data Reporting: Building on Current Tools to Transform Available Data Into Useful Tools [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Cha, A. Skafel, M. Kock, E. Pon
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

11.* Implementation and Application of the Ontario Protocol Assessment Level Tool at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Kock, C. Aoun, K. Cha, A. Skafel
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

12.* Creating a Clinical Research Network [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Yost, L. Curran, A. Skafel, M. Feng, E. Small
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

13.* Building a Clinical Career Ladder [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Belanger, S. Ladd
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

14.* Deployment of a Cancer Population Science Clinical Research Navigator to Improve Engagement With CPS Investigators [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Anderson, A. Ivey, T. George
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

15.* A Data Informed Approach to Staffing Using OnCore [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Pettiford, A. Ivey, H. Koranne, W.J. Stokes, T. George
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

16.* Institutional Perspectives on Cancer Community Activation Timelines [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Stewart1, W. Tate2, L. Hilty2
1University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center; 2Forte Research Systems

17.* A Task-Based Automated Comprehensive Assessment Tool for Clinical Trial-Associated Workload [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Plassmeyer, D. Cleary, C. Muniz, T. Doebler, B. Crocker, K. Yee, K. Richter, B. Pappu
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

18.* Creating the Standard for Specialized Nurse Training in the Phase I Clinical Trials Setting [Abstract
C. Belmore, J. Bourgeois, J. Warren, C. Lewis, R.D. Harvey, T. Mann
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

19.* Designing a Phase I Clinical Trial Unit: A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Approach [Abstract] [Poster]
C. Lewis1, A. Kim2, M. Childress1, T.K. Owonikoko1, M.A. Bilen1, B. El-Rayes1, J. Bourgeois1, H. Collins1, C. Belmore1, T. Williams1, J. Warren1, M. Goodman1, K. Culver1, M. Williams1, E. Barton-Judson1, S. John2, R.D. Harvey1
1Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University; 2Simpler Consulting, an IBM Company

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Finance/CCSG/PRMS

20. CTO Financial Dashboard [Abstract
A. Bowler, E. Bake, C. Ross
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

21.* What’s in a Pre-Review? Establishing a Streamlined Method for Ensuring Quality Submissions to Protocol Review Committees [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Migliacci, A. McKeown, A. Motta, D. Diaz-Leyton, C. Kolenut, X. Lekperic, K. Napolitano, C. Ryan, S. Hanley, A. Rodavitch
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

22.* Re-Envisioning Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Data and Safety Monitoring Committee [Abstract
X. Lekperic, K. Napolitano, S. Hanley, C. Kolenut, A. Rodavitch, C. Houston, E.M. O'Reilly
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

23.Enhancing the Capture of Oncology Study Activity via Scientific Review and IRB Collaboration [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Anderson, T. George, MD, FACP, A. Ivey
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

24.* Establishment of a Zero Tolerance Policy to Eliminate Non-Performing Studies [Abstract] [Poster]
T. George, A. Ivey, A. Anderson, T. Guinn
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

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Investigator-Initiated Trials

25.Investigator-Initiated Trial Activation: Increasing Collaboration With a Protocol Navigator [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Thorne, S. Clement
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

26.* Multicenter Investigator-Initiated Trial Prioritization [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Sego, A. Bauchle, M. Darling, K. Miller, P. Loehrer, S. Farag, S. Edwards
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

27.* Implementation of a Concept Development Program for Investigator-Initiated Trials [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Ivey A. Daniels, T. George
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

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Regulatory

28.* SOP Implementation for Managing CIRB Studies in Data Analysis Only Status [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Edwards, B. Johnson, I. SerVaas
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

29.* How to Implement a Master Delegation of Authority Process Across a Clinical Trials Office [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Rohn, T. Detty, A. Semla, S. Asche, K. Ackerman
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

30.* Driving Innovation Through Regulatory and Product Development Magic [Abstract] [Poster]
R. Ellis, A. Yadav, L. Shrestha, A. Ho, S. Oliver, O. Hauke
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

31.* GOING LIVE With an e-Regulatory System: Lessons Learned in Managing the Change Process During an e-Regulatory Rollout at a Comprehensive Cancer Center [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Drawz1, K. Akula1, C. Passaglia1, M. Hurley2
1Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; 2Complion, Inc.

32. Overcoming the Burden of Paper Regulatory Binders Through eReg and eSignature Implementation [Abstract]
A. Green, M. Brown, K. Linsenmeyer, J. Gonzalez
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute

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Training and Quality Assurance

33.* The Elephant in the Room – Onboarding of New Staff in an Evolving Research Landscape Plagued by Turnover [Abstract] [Poster]
D. Farhat, J. Ventimiglia, E. Horvat, L. Casetta, J. Mancini
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University

34.* Interactive Web-Based Imaging Response Assessment Training Application for Cancer Clinical Trials [Abstract
T. Urban, E. Ziegler, B. Somarouthu, D. Rukas, M. Leary, E. Correa, G. Basinsky, A. Van den Abbeele, G. Harris 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

35.* Risk-Based Monitoring as a Mechanism to Inform DSMC Practices [Abstract] [Poster]
T. Negri, D. Otap, M. Kelsen, F. Brogan, L. Blumberg, S. Kelly, J. Wang, M. Galazyn, J. Jurcic
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Medical Center

36.* How to Be a Principal Investigator: A Practical Training Program for Investigators [Abstract] [Poster]
R. Kingsford, D. Pitt, S. Low, L. Weaver, J. Moehle, A. Cohen, T. Werner 
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

37.* Increasing Minority Oncology REpresentation (MORE) in Clinical Trials [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Milescu, L. Vaughn, A. Al-Hader, S. Rawl, M. Contreraz, K. Miller
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

38.* The Case for a Designated Clinical Research Educator [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Gray, R. Selle, B. Oleson, J. Thomas
Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

39.* Developing a Standardized Library of Informed Consent Language to Ensure Consistency and Quality Across Clinical Studies at a Large Academic Medical Center [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Briggs, C. Hoidra, D. Massengill, M. Kehoe, E. Valentino, E. Chamberlain, J. Larkin, K. Rolla, R. Cambria, C. Houston, A. Rodavitch
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

40.* Standardization and Unification of Deficiency Language in Auditing and Monitoring [Abstract] [Poster]
M. McGinn, K. Yataghene
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

41.* Using Centralized Review of Queries to Improve Data Integrity, a Canadian Clinical Trials Perspective [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Goyal, E. Strom, S. Duric, S. Pardhan, S. Mulumba, J.M. Veigas, D. Gutierrez, R. Yogananthan, T. Jayasinghe, K. Sabate, M. Kirchmeyer, M. Artemakis, A. Topalovich, L. Baumann
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network

42.* Deciding How to Decide: Let Your Values Be Your Guide [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Edwards, C. Knoerle, D. Jenkins, N. Wallace
Siteman Cancer Center

43.* Creating a Positive QA Team Image and Strengthening the Auditor/Research Team Relationship [Abstract] [Poster]
C. Knoerle, J. Edwards, D. Jenkins, N. Wallace
Siteman Cancer Center

44.* Epic Transitions: How to Prepare Your Staff for Enterprise-Wide Change [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Menne, K. Williams, E. Hawkins
Siteman Cancer Center

45.* The Critical Need for Consistent Training for Clinical Research Professionals [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Jelinek, R. Amoah
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute

46.* Help is on the Way: A CTMS Training Solution at an NCI-Designated Cancer Center [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Farris, J. de Jong
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

47.* Peer-to-Peer Quality Chart Review [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Skafel, P. Steiding, S. Barajas, A. Ferdinando
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

48.* Heat Mapping Noncompliance to Better Target the Extent of Corrective and Preventive Action Plans and Training [Abstract] [Poster]
J.K. Morrison, S. Scott
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

49.* Educating the Next Generation of Clinical Researchers [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Ivey, L. Pettiford, T. George
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

50.* Evolving Recruitment Strategies through the Development of a Research Nurse Residency Program for New Graduates [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Feliu, D. Cline, B. Showalter
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

51.* Winship Clinical Trials Office CRC/CRN and Data Manager Orientation Program [Abstract] [Poster]
T. Kurilo
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

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Trial Recruitment and Disparities Research

52.* Trial Recruitment & Disparities Research: How Multicenter Institutional Studies Can Improve Enrollment [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Bauchle, L. Sego, S. Edwards
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center

53.* MNCCTN: Challenges to Opening a State-Wide Network and the Pathway to Success - A 2-Year Perspective [Abstract] [Poster]
M.L. Rahne, R. Leed, C. Stibbe, J. Alkire
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

54.* Planting a Seed: How Bringing Research to the Community Can Blossom Into Patients Making Informed Health Care Decisions and Participating in Clinical Trials [Abstract] [Poster]
C. Moss, E. Meisler, K. Hunt, D. Allen, C. Hugney, S. Abraksia
The Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center

55.* C3OD, An Abstraction and Recruitment Tool [Abstract
D.P. Mudaranthakam, J. Thompson, D. Streeter
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

56.* The Impact of Modifying Eligibility Criteria on Accrual to Cancer Clinical Trials [Abstract
D.P. Mudaranthakam1, J. Thompson1, D. Streeter1, J. Unger2, M. Fleury3
1The University of Kansas Cancer Center; 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; 3American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

57.* Enhancing Accruals via Automated Performance Monitoring [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Ivey, T. George, A. Anderson, W.J. Stokes, H. Koranne
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

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Trial Start-up/Closure

58.* Clinical Trials Office New Study Committee: A Streamlined and Collaborative Approach for Clinical Trial Portfolio Management [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Krul, S. Bigelow, M. Kelley, L. Lange
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University

59.* The Need for Speed: Piloting a Study Activation Committee [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Flores, N. Sender, L. Blumberg, L. Segall, S. Mistretta, J. Wang, L. Butaud-Rebbaa, Q.-D. Quiles, T. Negri, M. Kelsen, F. Brogan, D. Otap, N. Rizzo
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Medical Center

60.* Improving Efficiency and Time Management During the Site Selection Process: A Collaborative Approach [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Lujan, S. Sharry, J. Moehle, T. Werner, E. Constantz, J. Espinosa, S. Fairbairn, B. Johnson
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

61.* Interdisciplinary Approach to Research Biopsy Acquisition in Oncology Clinical Trials [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Schroeder1, J. Roessler2, S. Zindars1, M. Rau1, E. Polak2, J. Fleischman1
1Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center; 2Froedtert Hospital

62.How Does a Master CDA Affect Timelines? [Abstract
C. Mackay1, J. King2
1The University of Kansas Cancer Center; 2Covance

63.* Value of Centralized Pre-Study Process [Abstract
A. Roberts, S. Davidson, N. Streeter, C. Mackay
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

64.* Enhancing the Voice of Clinical Research Staff in the Trial Feasibility Process [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Daniels, A. Anderson, A. Ivey, T. George, L. Pettiford
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

65.* Increasing Activation Transparency With Research Insights Dashboards [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Rocco, N. Licht, N. O'Dell, R. Arzoomanian, T. Johnson
Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine

66.* Empowering Study Teams to Improve Clinical Trial Activation Timelines [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Rocco, N. Licht, N. O'Dell, T. Johnson, R. Arzoomanian
Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine

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