2015 Advocacy Awards Honorary Chairs

We thank the following individuals serving as Honorary Chairs of the 19th Annual Advocacy Awards event.

 

Linda H. Aiken, Ph.D., R.N.
Tenley E. Albright, M.D.
The Honorable Brad Ashford
Susan Axelrod
The Honorable Kelly Ayotte
The Honorable Tammy Baldwin
David Baltimore, Ph.D.
The Honorable Andy Barr
The Honorable Joe Barton
The Honorable Joyce Beatty
The Honorable Dan Benishek, M.D.
The Honorable Michael F. Bennet
Paul Berg, Ph.D.
Stefano Bertuzzi, Ph.D., MPH
The Honorable Don Beyer
The Honorable Mike Bishop
J. Michael Bishop, M.D.
The Honorable Marsha Blackburn
The Honorable Earl Blumenauer
Speaker John A. Boehner
The Honorable Suzanne Bonamici
The Honorable Barbara Boxer
The Honorable Robert Brady
Nancy Brinker
William R. Brinkley, Ph.D.
Robert H. Brook, M.D., Sc.D., FACP
Nancy Brown
The Honorable Sherrod Brown 
Michael S. Brown, M.D.
The Honorable Cheri Bustos
The Honorable G.K. Butterfield
Pablo Cagnoni, M.D.
The Honorable Lois Capps
The Honorable Ben Cardin
The Honorable Earl L. "Buddy" Carter
The Honorable Robert P. Casey Jr.
The Honorable Joaquin Castro
Wendy Chaite, Esq.
The Honorable Judy Chu, Ph.D.
The Honorable David Cicilline
The Honorable Katherine Clark
The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver II
Glenn Close
Jessie Close
The Honorable James E. Clyburn
The Honorable Thad Cochran
The Honorable Mike Coffman
The Honorable Steve Cohen
The Honorable Tom Cole
The Honorable Susan Collins
The Honorable Barbara Comstock
The Honorable Gerald E. Connolly
The Honorable John Conyers Jr.
The Honorable Michael Dean Crapo
John F. Crowley, JD, MBA
The Honorable Elijah Cummings
The Honorable Carlos Curbelo
John L. Damonti
Ronald J. Daniels
The Honorable Danny K. Davis
The Honorable Rodney Davis
The Honorable Rosa DeLauro
The Honorable Debbie Dingell
Sam Donaldson
The Honorable Mike Doyle
The Honorable Tammy Duckworth
The Honorable Richard Durbin
The Honorable Donna F. Edwards
The Honorable Tom Emmer
The Honorable Michael B. Enzi
The Honorable Anna G. Eshoo
The Honorable Dianne Feinstein
The Honorable Bill Flores
Guy Fogleman, Ph.D., CFA
The Honorable Bill Foster
Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.)
The Honorable Lois Frankel
Wayne A.I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, BACS
Dave and Lynn Frohnmayer
The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge
Jay A. Gershen, DDS, Ph.D.
Kathy Giusti
Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D.
Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D.
The Honorable Alan Grayson
The Honorable Gene Green
Phyllis Greenberger, MSW
Edward Greissing Jr.
The Honorable Raúl M. Grijalva
The Honorable Frank Guinta
The Honorable Gregg Harper
The Honorable Andy Harris, M.D.
The Honorable Alcee Hastings
Mary J.C. Hendrix, Ph.D.
The Honorable Brian Higgins
The Honorable Jim Himes
The Honorable Mike Honda
Lee Hood, M.D., Ph.D.
Jennifer L. Howse, Ph.D.
The Honorable Richard Hudson
Robert J. Hugin
The Honorable Randy Hultgren
Steven E. Hyman, M.D.
The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee
Joseph Jimenez
Harry Johns
The Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson
Scott Johnson
The Honorable Walter B. Jones
The Honorable David P. Joyce
Dean Kamen
The Honorable Joseph Kennedy
The Honorable Derek Kilmer
The Honorable Ron Kind
The Honorable Angus King
Robert Klein
Anne Klibanski, M.D.
Steven Knapp, Ph.D.
The Honorable Steve Knight
The Honorable Ann McLane Kuster
Eric S. Lander, Ph.D.
The Honorable Jim Langevin
Debra R. Lappin, J.D.
John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D.
The Honorable Barbara Lee
Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D.
Constance E. Lieber
Donald Lindberg, M.D.
The Honorable Daniel Lipinski
The Honorable Dave Loebsack
The Honorable Zoe Lofgren
The Honorable Billy Long
The Honorable Nita M. Lowey
Ann Lurie
The Honorable Stephen F. Lynch
The Honorable Tom MacArthur
James L. Madara, M.D.
Robert W. Mahley, M.D., Ph.D.
Lucinda Maine, Ph.D., R.Ph.
Mary Jane Marchisotto
The Honorable Ed Markey
The Honorable Doris Matsui
The Honorable Patrick Meehan
John Mendelsohn, M.D.
The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski 
Michael Milken
Ron Mobed
Richard C. Mohs, Ph.D.
Leah J. Mullin
The Honorable Christopher Murphy
The Honorable Patty Murray
The Honorable Eleanor H. Norton
The Honorable Alan Nunnelee
Sudip S. Parikh, Ph.D.
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Roger M. Perlmutter, M.D., Ph.D.
The Honorable Scott Peters
Calen Pick
The Honorable Robert Pittenger
The Honorable Joseph R. Pitts
The Honorable Stacey Plaskett
The Honorable Bruce Poliquin
The Honorable David Price
The Honorable Tom Reed
Diane Rehm
Leader Harry Reid
James Robinson
The Honorable Tom Rooney
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.
The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard
The Honorable Raul Ruiz, M.D.
Joan I. Samuelson
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
The Honorable Brian Schatz
The Honorable Adam B. Schiff
David J. Schlanger
The Honorable Charles E. Schumer
The Honorable David Scott
John R. Seffrin, Ph.D.
Donald Seldin, M.D.
The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen
Larry J. Shapiro, M.D.
The Honorable John Shimkus
Janet Shoemaker
Susan Siegel
Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D.
Lisa Simpson, M.B., B.Ch., MPH, FAAP
The Honorable Albio Sires
The Honorable Louise M. Slaughter
Sharon F. Terry
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.
The Honorable Paul D. Tonko
The Honorable Patrick Toomey
The Honorable Norma J. Torres
Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP
Stephen J. Ubl
David Van Andel
The Honorable Chris Van Hollen
The Honorable Juan Vargas
George and Trish Vradenburg
The Honorable Jackie Walorski
The Honorable Mimi Walters
The Honorable Mark R. Warner
The Honorable Elizabeth Warren
A. Eugene Washington, M.D., M.Sc.
The Honorable Bonnie Watson Coleman
The Honorable Randy K. Weber
The Honorable Roger F. Wicker
Suzanne W. Wilkison
Mary Woolley
Tadataka Yamada, M.D.
Keith R. Yamamoto, Ph.D.

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