Abstract Winners Announced for 15th Annual AACI CRI Meeting


The AACI Clinical Research Innovation (CRI) Steering Committee, with the assistance of peer reviewers from CRI committees, have selected three abstracts from 118 submissions for formal presentation at the 15th Annual AACI CRI Meeting.

Winning abstract authors represent Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine; Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone; and Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. The concepts presented illustrate the creative and thoughtful methods that are being employed at AACI cancer centers to address issues within the clinical trials process.

The three winning abstracts will be presented individually during a session on Tuesday, June 27. Additionally, the authors of the 118 submissions will have the opportunity to participate in a poster session on Monday, June 26

On behalf of the AACI CRI Steering Committee, we thank all abstract authors for their participation.

First Place

Hybrid Decentralization of Early Phase Cancer Clinical Trials to Enhance Study Recruitment of Underrepresented Minorities [Abstract]
C. Wiess, A. Rodrigues, I. Palma, D. Wall, P. LoRusso
Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine

Second Place

Strategies to Improve Clinical Research Staff Engagement, Retention, Career Development and Performance at an NCI-Designated Cancer Center [Abstract]
C. Spalink, A. Joshi, A. Husni, P. Patel, A. Haegler, E. Waalkes, N. Chowdhury, B. Pothuri, J. Mehnert
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone

Third Place

Protocol Prioritization Scores: Are They Predictive? [Abstract]
J. Bollmer, J. Thomas, B. George, M. Larson, K. Schroeder, S. Zindars, R. Kurzrock
Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

Abstracts and posters will be available for viewing closer to the meeting dates.