Drug Information Association 2021: Collaboration without Boundaries

Congratulations to all participants for contributing to the success of DIA 2021 in support of the conference theme: Collaboration without Boundaries pushes beyond walls, beyond borders. Faculty, staff and Research Team students contributed to DIA 2021 held on June 27 to July 1, 2021. Dr. Nancy Pire-Smerkanich, DIA Student Advisor hosted and presented at the Forum on Career Choices. Ms. Kristen Felthousen provided an interactive professional resume workshop introducing students to the fundamentals of resume/CV writing skills. Ten Research Team student submitted ePosters featured in an online gallery throughout the duration of virtual meeting. To view the students’ research please follow the ePoster title links below.

Annie Ly: “Inclusion of Pediatric Participants in Clinical Trials: Which Regulatory Process if Better, BPCA or NDA?”

Carly Yang: “Patterns of Exclusion – Antidepressant Clinical Trial Comorbidities”

Christian Reyes: “Building an Innovative, Comprehensive Plain Language Summary Development Platform”

Emily Donahue: “Barriers to Diabetes Technology in Low-Income Patients”

Erica Lee: “Examining the Scientific and Regulatory Basis of Treatments for Muscle Cramps”

Griffin Riggs: “Youth Nicotine Addiction: Strategic Regulation Defiance by the Disposable Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) Industry”

Kelsey Genda: “Regulatory and Compliance Challenges of Dietary Supplements in the Areas of Quality and Therapeutic Claims”

Omer Baker: “Review of Government-Sponsored Studies and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Guidance for COVID-19 Diagnostic Testings”

Stacy Uhm: “Chronically Left Out – Lack of Patient Diversity in Chronic Disease Clinical Trials in Los Angeles”

Tyler Fukunaga: “Is Clinical Trial Design a Barrier to Alzheimer’s Disease Pharmacotherapy Development? An Analysis Based on Drug Class”

Highlight posted on July 6, 2020