Meet the Team
The Jason Carter Clinical Trials Program (JCCTP) has 2 Clinical Trial Navigators. In addition to keeping the JCCTP clinical trial search tool up-to-date and creating educational content, they regularly assist patients in any part of the clinical trial search process.
Before joining the JCCTP, Anna worked in multiple different clinical settings as a certified genetic counselor. During her most recent clinical position, she was part of the oncology care team ordering and interpreting genetic test results in order to choose the most effective treatment options or to prevent cancer from occurring. She also has experience with many different rare genetic conditions, including hemoglobinopathies and inborn errors of metabolism, among others.
Brenna O'Brien, MPH, RN, ONN-CG
Before joining the JCCTP, Brenna was a BMT Patient Navigator in the Be The Match Patient Support Center. She also worked as an inpatient RN on the adult Blood and Marrow Transplant unit at the University of Minnesota.
She has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is also certified as an oncology nurse navigator.
This Program Provides...
Clinical Trial Search
An easy-to-use web-based search tool to find, share and save clinical trials relevant to patients.
A Clinical Trial Patient Education Specialist to provide one-on-one support for patients and families.
Educational resources to help patients and families learn about and find clinical trials.