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Creating An Advocacy Department To Hear The Voice Of The Patient

Lori Abrams, head of advocacy, diversity and patient engagement for Global Development Operations at BMS, had to build a department and recruit personnel to form a group that would ensure the voice of the patient is included in the design and execution of trials.

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