WCG Institute Podcast: Pioneers of Clinical Research
Raising the Patient Voice to Advocate for Change: An Interview with Julia Jenkins of EveryLife Foundation for Rare Disorders
Feb 9, 2020 · 19 min
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In this episode, Steve Smith, WCG President of Patient Advocacy sits down with Julia Jenkins of the EveryLife Foundation to discuss the impact her organization has on giving patients a voice to legislators on Capitol Hill. Julia shares how patient communities can advocate for public policy changes, improve the FDA-regulatory approval process, and educate on the effectiveness of different trial designs for rare disease drug development. Through their conversation, Steve and Julia underscore the importance of collaboration between all clinical trial stakeholders to improve the study process.

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