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2022 Medical Hero Appreciation 5k Run & Walk

June 20 @ 6:30 am - 7:45 am CDT

Held in different locations across the nation, this event is open to everyone who enjoys being healthy and active, while simultaneously acknowledging the Medical Heroes who make new treatments possible. 

 

2022 Medical Heroes Appreciation
5K Run & Walk Held

June 20th | 6:45 am - 7:45 am
Lake Front Trail
Burnham Park, Chicago

Your participation and contribution helped to provide clinical trial information, insights on public perceptions, and plain language resources, making clinical trial participation accessible for everyone.

Racers received an event shirt, bib with a 5K timing chip, certificate, and more!

Thank You to Our Outreach Partner:

Hear From Past 5K Participants:

"Running in the 5K was a fun way to show support for Medical Heroes while staying active!"
"I participated in the 5K with my colleagues and we had a blast. This race was not only a great team-building activity, but also a chance to learn a lot more about clinical research."
"I have participated in many races, but especially liked the Medical Hero 5K. I was glad to show my appreciation for the many volunteers and researchers who move medicine forward."

Sponsorship Opportunities

Companies are welcome to sponsor the Medical Heroes 5K Run & Walk through Sponsorship Packages. Supporting this event helps raise awareness about clinical research for everyone. 

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Hope Ventricelli at hventricelli@ciscrp.org or call 617-725-2750.

 

Venue

Burnham Park, Lake Front Trail
Lake Front Trail, Burnham Park
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Drugviu

Click on the resources listed below to download the full versions of Drugviu’s materials. 

Pandemic Response Network Flyer: English

Red de Respuesta a una Pandemia: Español

Peer Plus

Click on the resources listed below to download the full versions of these materials. 

Peer Plus: Mission and Capabilities

Latino Union of Chicago

Click on the resources listed below to download the full Latino Union of Chicago Annual Report. 

 

Advocate Aurora Health

Click on the resources listed below to download the full versions of Advocate’s materials. 

  • Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Network Trial Unit 

Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease Brochure
Expanded Registry Flyer (English)

Enfermedad de Alzheimer de herencia dominante
Expanded Registry Flyer (Spanish)

  • Clarity AD Clinical Study Information

Forgetting the Little Things
Concerned About Memory Loss?

   

Allergy & Asthma Network

Click on the resources listed below to download the full versions of the Allergy & Asthma Network’s materials. 
 

Institute for Population and Precision Health (IPPH)

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Einstein Healthcare Network

Click on the resources listed below to learn more about Einsteing Healthcare Network’s resources. 

TREND Community

Click on the resources listed below to download the full versions of the TREND Community’s materials. 

 

Community Voice Report July 2020: COVID-19 Positive

 

Community Voice Report August 2020: Pericarditis

Fox Chase Cancer Center - Temple Health

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Be the Breakthrough: Understanding Clinical Trials

Allergy & Asthma Network

Click on the resources listed below to download the full versions of the Allergy & Asthma Network’s materials. 
 

Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina

Click on the resources listed below to view the full versions of LCI’s materials. 

Lung Cancer Risk Assessment Handout

PRA Health Sciences

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Duke Health

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Visit Discover Duke Research on Facebook

Download the handout below in English or Spanish

North Carolina Clinical Research

Visit North Carolina Clinical Research’s website 

Missy Hansen

Missy Hansen MSN, APRN, CPNP, CPHON, joined ICON in 2019 as a pediatric strategy liaison. She has 25+ years of experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner, including 17+ years in pediatric hematology/oncology at Children’s Minnesota, the largest hematology/oncology service line in the region, providing care for infants through young adults diagnosed with hematologic and/or oncology conditions. Ms. Hansen gained expertise working in inpatient, outpatient, and urgent care type settings. Ms. Hansen has in-depth experience working with the Children’s Oncology Group—the largest consortium with the most open pediatric studies around the world. She also has experience working with other consortia that conduct trials for pediatric to young adult patients.