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Barriers and Limitations in Engaging Patients in Clinical Trials

  • January 30, 2014

  • Join guests Kerri Weingard, ANP, COO, Verified Clinical Trials and Susan Salgado, PhD, Founder, Hospitality Quotient as they identify the barriers and limitations in engaging patients in clinical trials. What we can do about it through communication and service? Hosted by Valerie Bowling, Executive Director, the Conference Forum, this episode addresses one of the hottest topics at the Patients as Partners event scheduled for March 3-4, 2014 in Philadelphia. For more information, visit

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    About our Guests:

    Susan Reilly Salgado, PhD founded Hospitality Quotient with Danny Meyer in 2010.  Hospitality Quotient offers customized advice and training to inspire, build and sustain a company culture of service in organizations across industries.  In addition to her PhD, Susan holds a BS and an MBA from Lehigh University. Susan has also served as an instructor in organizational behavior and business strategy at NYU and as a guest lecturer at Lehigh.

    Kerri Weingard is the chief operating officer at Verified Clinical Trials (VCT), a New York-based firm specializing in ensuring the integrity of medical studies and clinical trials by creating a database of research study participants trials. Ms. Weingard, who is a nurse practitioner, holds a master’s degree in science from Stony Brook University. She has conducted over 500 clinical trials as a research coordinator and sub-investigator.