Haward Medical School,USA
Dr. Jacob Joseph is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Joseph, as director of the Clinical Research Partnerships and Innovations program based at Massachusetts Veterans Research and Information Center, focuses on streamlining the clinical trial process and rendering participation in clinical trials easier for patients, clinician researchers, research sites and research sponsors. He provides leadership to three ongoing large multinational clinical trials (INVESTED, PROMINENT and GALACTIC-HF), serving as the lead for national VA networks for these trials as well as serving as a member of the Executive and Steering committees. His research also focuses on heart failure, utilizing national patient care databases to conduct deep phenotyping studies of heart failure, especially heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Dr. Joseph also conducts translational research on the mechanisms and treatment of myocardial fibrosis.
Abstract : Pragmatic Clinical Trials - Hope or Hype