RAISE: Missingness, Misclassification, and Measurement Bias in Race and Ethnicity

Thursday, April 20, 2023

2-3 PM ET

Incomplete and inconsistent capture of information about race and ethnicity Workshop 7in 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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        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


       Using Data to Inform Community-Engaged Interventions                   
Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc
       Health Equity Policy Fellow and Faculty Director
       Health Equity Education
       Duke-Margolis Health Policy Center         

       Kamaria Kaalund    
       Policy Analyst for Health Equity
       Duke-Margolis Health Policy Center               

        When race & ethnicity are missing — it's likely not missing at random & it matters
Michele Jonsson-Funk, PhD 
        Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
        Director, Center of Pharmacoepidemiology
        UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health


Moderated Discussion 
         Moderator: Carla Rodriguez-Watson, PhD, MPH
                           Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA

          Workshop Champion
: Anne-Marie Meyer, PhD (UNC) 
          Citizen Voice: Aaron Kamauu MD, MS, MPH  (Ikaika Health)
          Michele Jonsson-Funk, PhD
          Kamaria Kaalund
          Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc