Health

COVID-19 vaccine development presents an opportunity to break down barriers to the engagement of Black and Latinx individuals in clinical trials research. Ideally, vaccine trials should include participants from communities that have the highest risk of infection. In the case of COVID-19, those at-risk communities are disproportionately Black and Latinx....

Lucretia Sullivan-Wade, a community outreach specialist for UW-Madison's participation in the national All of Us Research Program, discusses the racial disparities that exist in health research and how the All of Us program is reaching out to communities of color in Madison and elsewhere to help ensure they have more of a voice in the future of healthcare....