Abstract Winners Announced for the 16th Annual AACI CRI Meeting


The AACI Clinical Research Innovation (CRI) Steering Committee, with the assistance of peer reviewers from CRI committees and volunteers, have selected three abstracts from 154 submissions for formal presentation during the 16th Annual AACI CRI Meeting, June 24-26.

Winning abstract authors represent Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa; UK Markey Cancer Center; 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 at a session on Tuesday, June 25.

Additionally, the authors of all 154 submissions will have the opportunity to participate in a poster session on Monday, June 24. On behalf of the AACI CRI Steering Committee, we thank all abstract authors for their participation.

First Place

The Significance of Financial Audits in Sustaining Clinical Trial Operations Amidst Shifting Industry Trends
A. Shultz, S. Al-Tabar, J. Gallagher, A. Pratt
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Iowa

Second Place

From Surviving to Thriving: How Culture and Training Transformed the Markey Cancer Center Clinical Research Office
W. Cunningham, T. Roberts, M. Gosky
UK Markey Cancer Center

Third Place

Enhanced Interdisciplinary Communication Between Inpatient Clinical Staff and the Research Team
K. Gauger, K. Hartman, A. Grossman, T. Rudnitzki, K. Schroeder, J. Narewski, A. Baus, L. Ferguson, P. Epple, S. Abedin
Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

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