Tennessee

Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Meharry Medical College
Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Represented: Researchers

Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, is Associate Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College, and Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, a strategic partnership between the two institutions. She is the co-director of the Community Engaged Research Core in the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and is widely recognized for her work in developing and implementing innovative methods of engaging patients and communities in research. She is principal investigator of a PCORI research award focused on understanding the impact of patient engagement on research through Community Engagement Studios, in which researchers receive direct input from representative groups to frame research questions, enhance study design, implement protocols, and disseminate research. Wilkins has substantial leadership experience in community and stakeholder engagement at the CTSA and national levels.

Wilkins was a member of the Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials Subcommittee on Recruitment, Accrual, and Retention.

Conflicts of Interest

As of December 16, 2014:

  • None reported

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