Category Archives: Terminology


One of the most thought provoking papers I’ve read in a while is one by Steven Epstein (2008), which explores how policies which mandate inclusion, for example the National Institute for Health guidelines for the inclusion of women and minorities, … Continue reading

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Increasing “racial” diversity in clinical trials

I’m currently writing a paper with my colleague on how to increase the racial diversity in clinical trials.  From the title itself, you can tell there’s a tension in terminology.  Writing from a UK institution for a USA-based journal challenges … Continue reading

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