RAISE: Creating Safe Space II: Capturing Race and Ethnicity Data

Thursday, March 16, 2023

2-3 PM ET 

Incomplete and inconsistent capture of information about race and ethnicity RAISE March 16in real-world data (RWD) limits a full understanding of the distribution, safety, and effectiveness of FDA-regulated products, which impacts the health of the public.

The Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA, in collaboration with FDA's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, launched RAISE to elevate the capture and curation of race and ethnicity data in health care settings to ultimately improve the quality of health care and medical products.

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Pre-read: Revising federal race and ethnicity standards

Pre-read: Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Utilization of Race and Ethnicity in Major Epidemiology Journals, 1995-2018: A Systematic Review 

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        Speaker: Susan C. Winckler RPh, Esq, Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA

Welcome Remarks from FDA
        Speaker: RDML Richardae Araojo, PharmD, MS, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Connecting the Dots
        Speaker: Carla Rodriguez-Watson, PhD, MPH, Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA


       How do you check a box when you don’t see yourself represented? How community engagement
       expanded inclusivity in All of Us                       
Ronnie Tepp, Principal
       Pyxis Partners

        Defining and Redefining Federal Race and Ethnicity Categories: Insight from the HHS Experience
Susan Jenkins, PhD, HHS Evaluation Officer and the Director of the HHS Division of Evidence,
        Evaluation and Data Policy 
        U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Moderated Discussion 
         Moderator: Sarah Greene, MPH 
                           Senior Advisor
                           National Academy of Medicine 

         Workshop Champion
: Ann-Marie Meyer, PhD
         Citizen Voice: Warren Whyte, PhD
         Susan Jenkins, PhD
         Ronnie Tepp