Community Voices policy analyst Carolina Casares, M.D. landed a spot among 24 cyclists chosen to ‘Go the Distance’ www.tourofhope.org with seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong in a nine-day national bicycling tour to promote clinical cancer trials and cancer research. Casares’ support for clinical trials was inspired by her own family’s experience.
Carolina Casares, MD, MPH, a health care policy analyst at the Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care working on the Community Voices Project www.communityvoices.org , was chosen as one of 24 cyclists from across the United States to ride 3,300 miles in the 2005 “Tour of Hope.”
The national event, spearheaded by world famous cyclist Lance Armstrong is held each year to enable the participating cyclists to inspire those they meet along the way to learn more about cancer research. Dr. Casares, an experienced cyclist, was selected as a physician and as an advocate for more health research for minority populations. For more information visit www.tourofhope.org.