This webinar highlighted different approaches to engaging patients and stakeholders to inform successful recruitment for research and research networks. Research teams from current PCORI funded projects shared how they have worked with patient and stakeholder partners to inform recruitment strategies and tackle barriers to successful recruitment, and other lessons learned.

Featured Projects & Presenters/Speakers

A Patient-Centered Strategy for Improving Diabetes Prevention in Urban American Indians
Principal Investigator: Randall Stafford, MD, MS, PhD


  • Randall Stafford, MD, MS, PhD
    Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
    Director, Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices
  • Lisa Goldman Rosas, PhD, MPH
    Assistant Scientist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
  • Jan J. Vasquez, MPH, CHES
    Research Director, Pathways to American Indian & Alaska Native Wellness

The Multiple Sclerosis Patient-Powered Research Network, iConquerMS™
Co-Principal Investigators: Robert McBurney, BSc, PhD & Laura Kolaczkowski, BA


  • Sara Loud
    Chief Operating Officer, Accelerated Cure Project
  • Laura Kolaczkowski, BA
    Co-Principal Investigator and Lead Patient Representative

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