Margo Michaels
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Margo Michaels, MPH

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Margo Michaels, MPH, is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. Michaels was the founder and director of the Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials (ENACCT), a national advocacy organization that focused on increasing patient participation in cancer clinical research, especially among minority groups. Michaels served as an inaugural member of the PCORI Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials and was the Chair of its Subcommittee on Recruitment, Accrual, and Retention from 2014 - 2017. Michaels is now principal at Health Access and Action Consulting, where she specializes in training related to consumer engagement in health care design and research as well as improving clinical research recruitment practices.

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MPH Field of Study: Health Administration/Education
  • Rutgers University, BA Field of Study: Spanish

Publications

  • Published on 3/5/2021

    Kusnoor SV, Villalta-Gil V, Michaels M, Joosten Y, Israel TL, Epelbaum MI, Lee P, Frakes ET, Cunningham-Erves J, Mayers SA, Stallings SC, Giuse NB, Harris PA, Wilkins CH. Design and implementation of a massive open online course on enhancing the recruitment of minorities in clinical trials - Faster Together. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2021 Mar 05; 21(1):44. PMID: 33673809.

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  • Published on 3/10/2020

    Bylund CL, Michaels M, Weiss ES, Patel S, D'Agostino TA, Binz-Scharf MC, McKee D. The Impact of an Online Training Program About Cancer Clinical Trials on Primary Care Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs, and Behavior. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Mar 10. PMID: 32157570.

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  • Published on 7/11/2017

    Bylund CL, Weiss ES, Michaels M, Patel S, D'Agostino TA, Peterson EB, Binz-Scharf MC, Blakeney N, McKee MD. Primary care physicians' attitudes and beliefs about cancer clinical trials. Clin Trials. 2017 Oct; 14(5):518-525. PMID: 28693389.

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  • Published on 6/1/2015

    Blakeney N, Michaels M, Green M, Richmond A, Long D, Robinson WS, Spicer C, Elliott-Bynum S, Corbie-Smith G. Collaborative development of clinical trials education programs for African-American community-based organizations. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Jun; 30(2):400-6. PMID: 24906502.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Michaels M, D'Agostino TA, Blakeney N, Weiss ES, Binz-Scharf MC, Golant M, Bylund CL. Impact of primary care provider knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about cancer clinical trials: implications for referral, education and advocacy. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Mar; 30(1):152-7. PMID: 24805229.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Green MA, Michaels M, Blakeney N, Odulana AA, Isler MR, Richmond A, Long DG, Robinson WS, Taylor YJ, Corbie-Smith G. Evaluating a community-partnered cancer clinical trials pilot intervention with African American communities. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Mar; 30(1):158-66. PMID: 25564207.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Michaels M, Blakeney N, Langford AT, Ford ME. Five principles for effective cancer clinical trial education within the community setting. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Mar; 30(1):197-203. PMID: 25005705.

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  • Published on 11/6/2014

    Shen MJ, Binz-Scharf M, D'Agostino T, Blakeney N, Weiss E, Michaels M, Patel S, McKee MD, Bylund CL. A mixed-methods examination of communication between oncologists and primary care providers among primary care physicians in underserved communities. Cancer. 2015 Mar 15; 121(6):908-15. PMID: 25377382.

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  • Published on 10/15/2013

    Denicoff AM, McCaskill-Stevens W, Grubbs SS, Bruinooge SS, Comis RL, Devine P, Dilts DM, Duff ME, Ford JG, Joffe S, Schapira L, Weinfurt KP, Michaels M, Raghavan D, Richmond ES, Zon R, Albrecht TL, Bookman MA, Dowlati A, Enos RA, Fouad MN, Good M, Hicks WJ, Loehrer PJ, Lyss AP, Wolff SN, Wujcik DM, Meropol NJ. The National Cancer Institute-American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Trial Accrual Symposium: summary and recommendations. J Oncol Pract. 2013 Nov; 9(6):267-76. PMID: 24130252.

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  • Published on 10/3/2013

    Ma GX, Tan Y, Blakeney NC, Seals BF, Ma XS, Zhai S, Liu A, Tai Y, Michaels M. The impact of a community-based clinical trial educational intervention among underrepresented Chinese Americans. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Mar; 23(3):424-32. PMID: 24092627.

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