2022 CRI Meeting Abstracts


First Place

Successful Methods of Addressing Clinical Research Staff Turnover [Abstract] [Poster]
N. Nahmias, J. Sanchez, A. Olier-Pino, A. Allred, K. Aviles, L. Corrales 
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

Second Place

Starting Off on the Right Foot: Elevating the Voice of Community Stakeholders During the IIT Development Process [Abstract]
E. Monari, S. Szurek, A. Ivey, T. George, A. Anderson, E. Shenkman, C. Evans, A. Lawson-Ross 
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

Third Place

Clinical Research Coordinator Workload Estimation and Tracking [Abstract]
M. Repede, D. Beighley, K. Putz, A. Fritsche, G. Nowakowski
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center 


Abstracts are organized by category and completion status, then in alphabetical order by cancer center.

Categories:
Clinical Trial Operations
Finance/CCSG/PRMS
Investigator-Initiated Trials
Quality Assurance, Remote Monitoring, and Auditing
Regulatory
Training and Career Development
Trial Recruitment & Community Outreach and Engagement
Trial Start-up and Activation

 

Clinical Trial Operations

1. Clinical Trial Office Response to COVID-19 at an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Center [Abstract]
E. Bentlyewski, F. Brogan, R. Shelton, J. Jurcic, A. Lassman
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

2. CTO Benchmarking Study [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Contreraz, T. Lautenschlaeger, K. Lee, K. Miller, B. Hicks, A. Sands, F. Bhimani, M. Gee, T. Hanson, B. Richardson
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center 

3. Single Institution Experience of Integrating Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Into Comprehensive Cancer Center CTO [Abstract] [Poster]
T. Lautenschlaeger, M. Contreraz, L. Rohn, T. Glendenning, L. Vaughn, R. Zellars, K. Lee, K. Miller
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center 

4. Solutions for Clinical Research Continuity During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Abstract]
N. Nahmias, J. Sanchez, A. Olier-Pino, A. Allred, K. Aviles, L. Corrales
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System 

5. Successful Methods of Addressing Clinical Research Staff Turnover [Abstract] [Poster]
N. Nahmias, J. Sanchez, A. Olier-Pino, A. Allred, K. Aviles, L. Corrales
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System 

6. eRegulatory Process and Software Implementation in Times of Crisis [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Stern, R. Jones, C. Henrichs
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center 

7. Automated Reporting for Clinical Trial Operations [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Rump, M. Kilbane, K. McCaffrey, B. Matia, J. Lindberg
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center 

8. Clinical Research Coordinator Workload Estimation and Tracking [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Repede, D. Beighley, K. Putz, A. Fritsche, G. Nowakowski
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center 

9. Data Automation to CIBMTR [Abstract]
C. Thomas, R. Panchal, J. Konecny, T. Casali
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

10. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance’s Cancer Control and Population Science Subcommittee [Abstract]
S. Yoon
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

11. Data Talks: Using Non-Compliance Tracking to Improve Patient Safety [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Harms, N. Borror, E. Menne
Siteman Cancer Center 

12. Digital Transformation of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Research Lab: A Work in Progress [Abstract] [Poster]
P. Seo, A. Bivin-Martinez, J. Trent
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

13. * Implementing “Protected Time” to Increase Clinical Research Coordinator Data Entry Efficiency [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Miller, S. Scheiner, C. Varnadoe-Rothman, S. Lopiano, N. Taylor, P. Garcia
The Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai 

14. Study Start-up Dashboard [Abstract] [Poster]
D. Mudaranhakam, S. Pepper, A. Tribitt
The University of Kansas Cancer Center 

15. Establishing a Pre-Screening Process – Creating the Right Tool [Abstract] [Poster]
S. Panozzo, T. Prichett, B. Carter, K. Allen, D. Steward, M. McAdoo, R. Dooley, K. Smith, L. Cunningham, Z. Feng, A. Smith, M. Birrer
UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Information Technology Research Systems, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 


16. Navigating Oncology Clinical Trials in the Era of COVID-19 – A CRC Perspective [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Boota, K. Allen, S. Panozzo, M. Kovak, M. Birrer
UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

17. Microsoft Power Platform: Improving Efficiency, Communication, and Documentation in the Clinical Research Setting [Abstract]
M. Fritz, J. Plassmeyer, M. Horak, T. Cronauer (Horne), S. Perry, J. Griffo, D. Cleary
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

18. Surveying Staff Satisfaction to Work Toward Improved Employee Retention [Abstract]
J. Binder, D. Ritter, K. Garcea, M. Fritz, M. Horak, D. Cleary
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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Finance/CCSG/PRMS

19. Creation of a Consort Diagram to Visualize Participant Enrollment and Allocation at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Data and Safety Monitoring Committee [Abstract] [Poster]
C. Kolenut, K. Napolitano, X. Lekperic, S. Hanley, K.Tan, E. O’Reilly, S. Slovin
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

20. Research Portfolio Management: The Protocol Performance Monitoring Dashboard [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Migliacci, X. Lekperic, B. Seko, K. Kaufman, K. Napolitano, S. Hanley, A. Rodavitch
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

21. PRMC Member Workload Survey After Charter Alignment With NCI Requirements [Abstract] [Poster]
B. Hughes, C. Allen, T. Herzog, C. Vollmer, M. Marcum, N. Kurtzweil
University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

22. Impact of the SRMC Zero Tolerance Policy on DSG Trial Portfolios [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Walsh, T. Guinn, Jr., T. George, A. Anderson, A. Ivey
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

23. * Taking a Closer Look: Standardizing Disease Focus Groups to Strengthen Trial Portfolios [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Neal
Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina

24. Automating and Streamlining the 2-Stage Scientific Review Process [Abstract] [Poster]
T. Baxter, J. Welter, M. Voss, M. Golafshar, T. DeWees, J. Clikeman, A. Fritsche, J. Summer Bolster, A. Dispenzieri
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

25. Clinical Research: Following the Money Phase III [Abstract] [Poster]
R. Geary, P. Eggleton, M. Kovak, M. Birrer, A. Smith, Z. Feng, N. Pruss
UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Information Technology Research Systems, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


26. Monitoring Study Enrollment Demographics: PRMS-COE Collaboration at University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC) [Abstract] [Poster]
D. McCollister, D. Pacheco, A. Henningham, E. Borrayo, C. Cost
University of Colorado Cancer Center

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Investigator-Initiated Trials

27. * Development of a Multisite Investigator-Initiated Trial Coordinating Center at Cedars-Sinai Cancer [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Hautamaki, D. Ngo, A. Tan, P. Chang
Cedars-Sinai Cancer

28. Development of a Workload Assessment Tool for Investigator-Initiated Trial Protocol Development Based on the Ontario Protocol Assessment Level Scale [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Hautamaki
Cedars-Sinai Cancer

29. Building IND Infrastructure to Ensure Compliance and Enable Growth [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Morrison, N. Babadi, E. Crecelius, S. Scott, R. Johnson, S. Boyle, M. Retter, A. Camp, L. Kiefer, C. Lee
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
 

30. Development of an Investigator-Initiated Trial Intake Process at Cedars-Sinai Cancer [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Hautamaki, P. Chang, D. Ngo, A. Tan
Cedars-Sinai Cancer

31. Streamlining Data Collection: Implementation of an EDC FHIR Lab Interface [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Crecelius, M. O’Dwyer, L. Logan, S. Balu, J. Frank, R. Johnson, R. Church, C. Lee, J. Morrison
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

32. Starting Off on the Right Foot: Elevating the Voice of Community Stakeholders During the IIT Development Process [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Monari, S. Szurek, A. Ivey, T. George, A. Anderson, E. Shenkman, C. Evans, A. Lawson-Ross
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

33. UF’s IIT Think Tank Experiment [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Monari, A. Ivey, T. George, A. Anderson
University of Florida Health Cancer Center 

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Quality Assurance, Remote Monitoring, and Auditing

34. Proactive Quality Assurance Through Dual Review of Eligibility and Consent [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Thorne
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

35. Transforming Risk Management: Technological Evolution of MSK’s Clinical Research Quality Assurance Program [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Granobles, M. Satter, S. Puleio, F. Puma, N. Brosnan, K. Yataghene
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  

36. * Virtual Monitoring and Auditing Digitization in Decentralized Clinical Trials: Source Document Verification, System Scheduling, and Real Time Protocol Performance Feedback [Abstract] [Poster]
M. Buckley, J. Lengfellner, M. Latif, K. Yataghene, C. Houston, S. Terzulli, N. Cimaglia, P. Sabbatini
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

37. Automating Data Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) Progress Reports [Abstract] [Poster]
T. McSpadden, S. Grolnic
University of Colorado Cancer Center

38. Introducing a Quality Management System Into the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Clinical Research Office [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Alexander, K. Croghan, A. Fritsche, J. Summer Bolster, J. Welter
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

39. Preparing and Sharing Subject Cases for Remote NCTN Audit [Abstract] [Poster]
K. Rygalski, M. Russell, D. Kitterman 
University of Illinois Cancer Center

40. Standardized Quality Metrics in Cancer Clinical Trials: A Qualitative Study [Abstract]
H.A. Forbes McClellan, A. Anglemyer, E. Davis, A. Dumont, K. Shaddox, R. Simons, J. Stern
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

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Regulatory

41. Digitalizing and Automating Clinical Research Protocol Regulatory Binders for Greater Efficiencies [Abstract]
M. Buckley, R. Lehrman, J. Lengfellner, M. Latif, K. Yataghene, C. Houston, S. Terzulli, P. Sabbatini
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

42. * Delegation of Authority – A Simplified Process [Abstract] [Poster]
B. Scanlan, A. Holley, M. Kovak, B. Lehman, P. Newman, R. Perry, D. Wade, M. Birrer
UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

43. Optimization of a Regulatory eBinder Platform  [Abstract]
S. Rebar, K. Lopez, D. Cervantes
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 

44. Simplifying and Improving Training and Delegation Documentation [Abstract] [Poster]
R. Kingsford, L. Hayes, L. Lujan
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

45. Supporting Virtual Clinical Trials: How the Generation of DOAs in PIMS has Enabled Clinical Trial Compliance in a Remote World [Abstract]
P. Lim 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

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Training and Career Development

46. Investing in Investigator Training: Developing Tools to Close the Gap [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Valanejad Kiefer, N. H. Babadi, M. Robinson, A. Camp, C. Lee, J. K. Morrison
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

47. The Effectiveness of an Innovative Competency-Based Education and Training Program on Decreasing Audit Findings [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Dawkins, S. Cole, N. Nahimas, P. Seo, and J. Brown

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System


48. Comprehensive Application of Supplemental Phantom Educational Resources (CASPER): a Friendly Phantom Patient to Guide the Way for New Study Coordinators [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Cunningham, L. Dunham, B. Olsen
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University


49. Implementation of Small Group Trainings to Expedite Initial Onboarding for Clinical Research Staff and Increase Connection Between New Employees [Abstract] [Poster]
D. Kreitner, M. Wanchoo, D. Castro, C. Burgin
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

50. * Staffing Pipeline Creation: Clinical Research Internship for Undergraduate BIPOC Students [Abstract] [Poster]
T. Cummings, A. Walens, A. Leak-Bryant, V. Carlisle, M. Haines, C. Lee
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

51. Using Surveys to Evaluate Staff Onboarding Experiences: Pandemic to Present [Abstract] [Poster]
C.L. Allen, P. Rose, M. Marcum, N. Kurtzweil 
University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

52. Piloting a New Investigator E-Learning Onboarding Program [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Thomas, M. Murphy, T. George, A. Anderson, E. Monari, A. Ivey
University of Florida Health Cancer Center 

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Trial Recruitment & Community Outreach and Engagement 
53. Community Outreach, Community of Color Accrual: CS-Link Registration and OnCore Enhancements to Capture Ethnic Subgroups, Gender, and Sexual Orientation [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Gomez, B. Rimel
Cedars-Sinai Cancer

54. * Implementing Structured Assessments to Determine Research Readiness and Capacity Among Community-Based Clinical Oncology Network Sites [Abstract] [Poster]
C. Crabtree-Ide, R. Evans, E. Bouchard, K. Noyes, M. Reid, L. Smith, K. Glaser
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

55. Use of Epic My Reports to Increase Trial Accruals While Decreasing Pre-Screening Time Spent [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Gatta, A. Kavadas, J. Davenport, K. McCaffrey, M. Kilbane
Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center

56. Improving Gender Diversity and Representation in Clinical Trials [Abstract]
S. Ward, C. Evans, D. Castro, C. Burgin
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

57. Machine Evaluation of Catchment Area Relevance Through Text Mining [Abstract] [Poster]
P. Arlen, J. Chakko, B. Mahal, G. DeGennaro
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

58. Process Improvement of the Precision Medicine Program at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center: An Exploration of Different Models to Increase Awareness and Clinical Trial Enrollment [Abstract] [Poster]
P. Seo, J. Figueredo, J. Trent
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

59. Prescreening GI Cancer Clinic Schedules for Clinical Trial Recruitment – Plan to Make a Difference in Study Accruals [Abstract] [Poster]
Jaweriah Siddiqui, A. Loechtenfeldt, J. Parker
University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

60. Study Consent Rates and Decline Reasons at the University of Illinois Cancer Center [Abstract] [Poster]
D. Kitterman, M. Russell, Y. Molina, O. Danciu 
University of Illinois Cancer Center

61. Reduction of Days From Referral to Phase I Consultations [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Bourgeois, T. Goodale, S. Mackoon, D. Arnett, E. Judson, C. Lewis 
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
 

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Trial Start-up and Activation

62. Collaboration to Develop Recommendations to Improve Trial Activation Timelines [Abstract]
T. Werner, T. Lin, C. Houston, D. Otap, M. Nashawati, L. Ashmore, E. Buell, A. Zafirovski, K. Much
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah; The University of Kansas Cancer Center; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University; AbbVie; Genentech; Janssen Oncology; Merck

63. * Practical Benefits of Defining and Implementing Structured Intake and New Study Assignment in a Centralized Start-up Model [Abstract] [Poster]
A. McCauley, M. Winkler, M. Poduri, M. Hibbert
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

64. Four Years and Beyond: Progress With the Committee on Radiation [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Andreatta, C. Ryan, S. Hanley, A. Rodavitch, P. Zanzonico, L. Dauer, M. Williamson
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

65. It’s About Time: A Simplified Approach to NCI Trial Activation [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Balletti, L. Gaffney, M. Warren, S. Hanley, E. Valentino, A. Rodavitch, J. Migliacci
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

66. Strategies to Expedite Activation of Expanded Access Protocols at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center [Abstract] [Poster]
X. Lekperic, E. Valentino, S. Hanley, A. Rodavitch
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

67. Enhancing 1st Stage Protocol Review – A Quantitative Approach [Abstract] [Poster]
L. Wall, A. Spratt, R. Szmulewitz

The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center


68. Evaluation of a Prioritization Matrix for Electronic Order Build in an Investigational Drug Service [Abstract]
A. Smith, K. Bottenberg, J. Rudolph, K. Redic
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center

69. Clinical Trial Research Group (CTRG) Guidelines for Trial Portfolio Management [Abstract] [Poster]
J. Moehle, L. Lujan, S. Sharry, N. Agarwal, H. Colman, D. Gaffney, T. Werner
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

70. Technology and Centralization in Early Study Start-up Activities [Abstract] [Poster]
E. Lebleu, L. Lujan, J. Moehle, T. Werner
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

71. Enhancing Transparency and Interoperability: Developing an Enterprise-Level Portal to Streamline Trial Activation Processes [Abstract]
P. Arlen, M. Santiago, K. Williams, L. Thyssen, G. Degennaro, A. Ward, N. Reyes, C. Valdivia
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

72. Improving Trial Activation Timelines: A Comprehensive Process Improvement Project [Abstract] [Poster]
P. Arlen, L. Thyssen, K. Williams
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

73. Value Stream Mapping: Maximizing Value, Minimizing Waste, and Improving Flow Across the Clinical Trial Activation Process [Abstract]
P. Arlen, L. Thyssen, K. Williams
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Health System

74. Implementation of a Feasibility Committee – University of Cincinnati Cancer Center (UCCC) Study Operations & Administrative Review (SOAR) [Abstract] [Poster]
A. Kastl, M. Marcum
University of Cincinnati Cancer Center

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*Honorable Mention