About this event:
Clinical trials can change lives. Learn how to get involved... Our Journey to Better Health | AWARE for All programs not only raise awareness about clinical research, but provide a foundation of knowledge to help the public make informed decisions about their healthcare. Join us on November 17th, from 5-8 PM at the Houston Community College - West Loop Conference Center to learn more about clinical trials and hear personal experiences from those who are involved in them. You can also connect with a variety of local health and wellness organizations to find out more about their programs and services. A light meal of individually wrapped sandwiches, refreshments, and dessert will be provided. Event Agenda: •5:00 PM: The Informational Exhibit Center opens
Access free health screenings and visit exhibits from research, advocacy, community, and wellness organizations.
6:00 PM: Welcome & Opening Remarks 6:10-6:30 PM: Clinical Research Overview Presentation
Topics include: the basics of the clinical trial process, the safeguards in place, the importance of diversity in trials, and more.
• 6:30-7:30 PM: Speaker Panel
Hear from knowledgeable healthcare and research professionals, and from community members who have participated in a clinical trial.
• 7:30-7:45 PM: Closing Remarks & Raffle *Though we look forward to meeting you, please stay home if you are not feeling well.