Marlene Peters-Lawrence, B.S.N, R.N., R.R.T.

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Clinical Research Project Manager
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Marlene Peters-Lawrence is a Clinical Research Project Manager in the Division of Clinical Research at the National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) where she manages network clinical trials. Her research portfolio interest areas are pain, sickle cell anemia neurocognitive neurologic disorders, community base participatory research and neuroCOVID-19. Ms.Peters-Lawrence oversees the clinical trial network for the NIH trans-agency Helping to End Addition Long-Term (HEAL) Initiative, Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network (EPPIC-Net) program.  She is the NINDS point of contact for patient recruitment and community engagement of diverse populations and serves on the Trans-NIH Task Force for COVID-19.  She is the co-chair of HHS Office of Minority Health Stakeholder Engagement Workgroup. Ms.Peters-Lawrence received her respiratory degree from Valencia College, undergraduate in nursing from Jacksonville University, and is pursuing her masters degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.