Overcoming Barriers to Clinical Research Participation with CISCRP
In this Pharma IQ exclusive Diane Simmons, President and CEO, Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), speaks to Pharma IQ Editor Andrea Charles, about how CISCRP is working with the industry, academia and patient communities to increase clinical research participation, the success of recent campaigns to improve educational awareness and the impact social media is having on clinical research participation.
Diane Simmons, CISCRP’s President and CEO, has extensive experience in managing a nonprofit. For over ten years, she ran a $5 million United Way agency where she was responsible for the development and implementation of the agency’s strategic plan and she managed the functions of membership, marketing, programming, and finance. Prior to her involvement in running a nonprofit, she rose through the ranks of Citibank/Citigroup to Vice President of Management Development and Training, then Chief of Staff to the head of Citibank Visa/MasterCard, and then to Vice President of Citigroup Insurance Marketing generating $80 million business income annually.