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Diversity in Clinical Research: Can We Do Better?

BERD BITES will be hosting Dr. Daniela Moga and her presentation "Diversity in Clinical Research: Can We Do Better?"
This presentation will briefly discuss the importance of diversity in clinical research, will provide a brief overview of the recent efforts to improve diversity to address health disparities, and will engage the audience in a discussion around practical approaches to achieve diversity in clinical research.
Dr. Daniela Moga is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, an affiliated faculty member in the Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP), and Larry H. Spears Endowed Chair in Pharmacogenetics in the College of Pharmacy. She currently serves as Assistant Dean for Research (Clinical and Translational Programs) in the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Moga is also jointly appointed as Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health and serves as faculty associate with Sanders-Brown Center on Aging.
Dr. Moga's areas of interest include geriatric pharmacoepidemiology and health outcomes research, and lie at the intersection of aging, multimorbidity and brain health. Dr. Moga’s research focuses on using real-world data to evaluate health effects of potentially inappropriate medications, as well as developing and evaluating deprescribing interventions to optimize treatment regimens in older adults at risk.