Participatory Action for Access to Clinical Trials (PAACT)

PRESS RELEASE: New Initiative by Henry Ford Cancer Institute Aims to Increase Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

The Participatory Action for Access to Clinical Trials (PAACT) project is a community-based participatory research study working to understand Black/African American individuals’ behavioral intention to participate in cancer clinical research trials, examine the determinants influencing current motivation and ability to participate, and develop and pilot a strategy/intervention that might influence future behavioral intentions to enroll in clinical trials. 

Steering Committee Partners: 

  • University of Michigan Schools of Nursing and Public Health
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Caribbean Community Service Center
  • Eastside Community Network
  • Friends of Parkside
  • Ghana Association of Michigan
  • Grace Community Church
  • Institute for Population Health
  • Neighborhood Service Organization
  • Survivors Still Serving