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Virginia Clinical Research Conference

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Includes lunch and beverage breaks

Early bird rate available

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Save the date! Friday, April 3, 2020

Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump


The Virginia Clinical Research Conference is a one-day event that brings research teams from across Virginia together to collaborate and strengthen the statewide clinical research enterprise.

Hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, with participation from:

Keynote speaker:

Photo of conference speaker Donna CryerDonna R. Cryer, J.D., is a patient, patient advocate, and attorney who founded and leads the Global Liver Institute. She is a frequent speaker on topics of patient engagement in research and health care delivery redesign and serves on several boards including the People-Centered Research Foundation and Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Cryer is a graduate of Harvard/Radcliffe Colleges and Georgetown University Law Center.

Attendee benefits include:

Post-Event Recap for Friday, April 12, 2019

Click below to view the Welcome and Opening Remarks, and Keynote Speaker.

A word cloud that reads, “Engaged, rengagement, understand, community, vanderbilt, why, trusted other, listen, consistency, partnership, history, patience, acknowledge patients, connection, collaboration, knowledge, contextualization, relationship, engagement, trust, inclusivity, sincerity, leaders, inform, empathy, engage, respect, appreciate, sympathy, time management, research, time, resources

Pictured above: A word cloud developed by attendees in the "Engaging Everyone in the Community" session, with their conference takeaways explained in one or two words.


For registration questions, contact VCU OCPE at or call (804)-828-1322.
For questions about program content, contact Shirley Helm at or call (804) 628-2942.

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