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Leaders in Research and Technology Face the Nation: Aiming for Quantum Leaps in Medical and Health Research
March 18, 2003

Moderated by Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio.

Panelists included:

  • Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Rita Colwell, PhD, DSc, Director, National Science Foundation
  • Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
  • Elias Zerhouni, MD, Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Carol Kovac, PhD, General Manager, Life Science Solutions, IBM
  • Evan Jones, President and CEO, Digene Corporation
  • Mike Magee, MD, Director, Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative
  • Raymond Ruddon, MD, PhD, Corporate Vice President, Science & Technology, Johnson & Johnson
  • Floyd E. Bloom, MD, Chairman, Dept. of Neuropharmacology, Scripps Clinic at Research Foundation and Chair, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Jane Delgado, PhD, President and CEO, The National Alliance for Hispanic Health
  • Jennifer L. Howse, PhD, President, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
  • Reed Tuckson, MD, Senior Vice President, Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement, UnitedHealth Group
  • Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness

Research!America extends our sincere thanks to our national forum sponsors: IBM Life Sciences Division; Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative; Johnson & Johnson; GlaxoSmithKline; Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation; Infocast, Inc.; Association of American Universities; Association of Academic Health Centers; and American Association for the Advancement of Science.