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May 26, 2022

JABSOM shares $20 million project to foster diversity in clinical trial research

HONOLULU — Research scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns Medical School (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), in partnership with colleagues from nine universities and health care systems, will lead a ground-breaking $20 million research project to study barriers that prevent people of diverse race and ethnicity from being represented and included in clinical research trials, with the goal of identifying best practices that can be easily replicated to ensure people of all races and ethnicities are fully included.

Ho’omaika’i Dr. Keawe Kaholokula and Dr. Claire Townsend Ing on this exciting collaboration!