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Tuesday, June 20 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
#259: Novel Techniques for Improving Clinical Trial Subject Retention

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-17-557-L04-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

Speakers are invited to share proven techniques and approaches to reduce the number of subjects lost to follow up in a clinical trial and discuss the statistical impact of reducing loss to follow up on the validity of clinical trial results.

Learning Objectives

Describe approaches and techniques for decreasing the number of subjects lost-to-follow-up to reduce the impact on study validity.


Karen M Hauda, JD, MS


Lost to Follow Up No More: Lessons Learned From Increasing Patient Retention in Diabetes Trials
Francine Wormley Williams, MPH

Using Innovative Technology to Improve Subject Retention in Clinical Trials
Jill Platko, PhD

One Size Does Not Fit All: Retention Methods Custom-Designed for Your Specific Patient Population
Valerie Powell, MS

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Karen Hauda

Senior Director, Regulatory Policy, Novo Nordisk A/S
Karen Hauda is the Senior Director for Regulatory Policy in the Clinical Development, Medical and Regulatory Affairs Division at Novo Nordisk. In this role, she supervises regulatory advocacy and develops filing strategies to positively influence the regulatory environment in the... Read More →
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Jill Platko

Senior Scientific Advisor, CRF Health
At CRF Health, Dr. Jill Platko provides scientific guidance in both the presales process and for projects. This includes the review of clinical trial protocols, to determine ePRO data collection design. Her role is to ensure that CRF’s technology meets the scientific requirements... Read More →
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Valerie Powell

Director, Patient Insights and Engagement, Mapi
Valerie Powell has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical space and an advanced degree in Instructional and Performance Technology. She collaborates with behavioral scientists in a number of specialties, conducting qualitative research using a range of methodologies and... Read More →
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Francine Williams

Associate Director, Project Management, Trials, Novo Nordisk A/S
Francine Williams had over 23 years of pharmaceutical industry experience including over 17 years of clinical trial program management leadership with cross-functional internal teams, and external vendors in Phases 1-IV. She has effectively build/develop teams, manages and mentor... Read More →

Tuesday June 20, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm CDT
S405a McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616
  09: TranslSci-Preclin-Clin-ProdDev, Session