The Knight Cancer Institute’s Scientific Research Advocates Program is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Cohort. Research advocates are volunteers with a personal connection to cancer who are passionate about helping translate research findings into meaningful outcomes for patients and their families. The primary role of a research advocate is to represent the collective patient perspective, or the disease experiences of our community, in the research process. Through this lens, advocates support Knight Cancer Institute researchers by providing feedback on grant applications, participating on advisory committees, writing letters of support, and helping communicate research to the public.
Knight Scientific Research Advocates come from a variety of different backgrounds. To become a Scientific Research Advocate, individuals must:
Sign Up for the webinar
by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to attend.
Applications for the 2017 Advocates Cohort are due
Nov. 30, 2016.
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