2017 Advocacy Awards Honorary Chairs

We thank the following individuals serving as Honorary Chairs of the 21st Annual Advocacy Awards event.

 

The Honorable Alma Adams
Linda H. Aiken, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
Tenley Albright, M.D.
Susan Axelrod
David Baltimore, Ph.D.
The Honorable Joe Barton
The Honorable Karen Bass
The Honorable Joyce Beatty
The Honorable Michael F. Bennet
The Honorable Ami Bera
Paul Berg, Ph.D.
The Honorable Donald S. Beyer, Jr.
The Honorable Gus M. Bilirakis
The Honorable Mike Bishop
The Honorable Rob Bishop
The Honorable Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
The Honorable Marsha Blackburn
The Honorable Earl Blumenauer
The Honorable Richard Blumenthal
The Honorable Roy Blunt
The Honorable John Boozman
The Honorable Robert A. Brady
Nancy Brinker
Robert H. Brook, M.D., Sc.D., FACP
The Honorable Mo Brooks
The Honorable Susan W. Brooks
Michael S. Brown, M.D.
The Honorable Sherrod Brown
The Honorable Julia Brownley
The Honorable Michael C. Burgess, MD
The Honorable Cheri Bustos
The Honorable G. K. Butterfield
The Honorable Bradley Byrne
The Honorable Michael E. Capuano
The Honorable Tony Cárdenas
The Honorable Ben Cardin
The Honorable André Carson
The Honorable Earl L. “Buddy” Carter
The Honorable Robert P. Casey, Jr.
The Honorable Bill Cassidy, M.D.
The Honorable Steve Chabot
Wendy Chaite, Esq.
The Honorable Judy Chu
The Honorable David N. Cicilline
The Honorable Katherine Clark
The Honorable Wm. Lacy Clay
The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver, II
Glenn Close
The Honorable Thad Cochran
The Honorable Mike Coffman
The Honorable Steve Cohen
The Honorable Tom Cole
The Honorable Chris Collins
The Honorable Susan Collins
The Honorable Barbara Comstock
The Honorable Gerald E. Connolly
The Honorable Jim Cooper
The Honorable Joe Courtney
John F. Crowley, J.D., MBA
The Honorable Elijah Cummings
The Honorable Danny Davis
The Honorable Susan A. Davis
The Honorable Diana DeGette
The Honorable John K. Delaney
The Honorable Rosa DeLauro
The Honorable Suzan DelBene
The Honorable Charles Dent
The Honorable Mark DeSaulnier
The Honorable Debbie Dingell
The Honorable Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.
The Honorable Mike Doyle
The Honorable Tammy Duckworth
The Honorable Richard J. Durbin
The Honorable Tom Emmer
The Honorable Mike Enzi
The Honorable Anna G. Eshoo
The Honorable Blake Farenthold
The Honorable Dianne Feinstein
William Foege, M.D., M.P.H.
The Honorable Bill Foster
Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.)
The Honorable Lois Frankel
The Honorable John Garamendi
Howard Garrison, M.D.
Kathy Giusti
Joseph L. Goldstein, M.D.
The Honorable Bob Goodlatte
Leslie B. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
The Honorable Garret Graves
The Honorable Raúl M. Grijalva
The Honorable Michelle Lujan Grisham
The Honorable Luis V. Gutiérrez
The Honorable Richard Hanna
The Honorable Tom Harkin
The Honorable Gregg Harper
The Honorable Vicky Hartzler
The Honorable Jaime Herrera Beutler
The Honorable French Hill
The Honorable Jim Himes
The Honorable George Holding
Leroy Hood, M.D.
The Honorable Richard Hudson
The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee
The Honorable Hakeem Jeffries
The Honorable Lynn Jenkins
The Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson
The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr.
The Honorable Sam Johnson
The Honorable Walter Jones
The Honorable Marcy Kaptur
The Honorable Robin L. Kelly
The Honorable Dan Kildee
The Honorable Ron Kind
The Honorable Angus King
Robert Klein
The Honorable Ann McLane Kuster
The Honorable Doug LaMalfa
The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Eric Lander, Ph.D.
Robert Langer, Sc.D.
The Honorable Jim Langevin
The Honorable Brenda L. Lawrence
The Honorable Barbara Lee
Richard Lerner, M.D.
The Honorable John Lewis
Donald Lindberg, M.D.
The Honorable Dave Loebsack
The Honorable Zoe Lofgren
The Honorable Barry Loudermilk
The Honorable Nita M. Lowey
Ann Lurie
Robert W. Mahley, M.D., Ph.D.
The Honorable Carolyn B. Maloney
The Honorable Joe Manchin
Mary Jane Marchisotto
The Honorable Ed Markey
The Honorable Doris Matsui
The Honorable John McCain
The Honorable Michael T. McCaul
The Honorable James P. McGovern
The Honorable David B. McKinley, P.E.
The Honorable Jerry McNerney
The Honorable Patrick Meehan
The Honorable Gregory W. Meeks
John Mendelsohn, M.D.
The Honorable Jeff Merkley
The Honorable Gwen S. Moore
The Honorable Jerry Moran
Leah J. Mullin
The Honorable Markwayne Mullin
The Honorable Chris Murphy
The Honorable Patty Murray
The Honorable Richard E. Neal
Barbara Newhouse
The Honorable Donald Norcross
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton
John Noseworthy, M.D.
The Honorable Steven M. Palazzo
Lisa Paulsen
Leader Nancy Pelosi
The Honorable Scott Peters
The Honorable Collin C. Peterson
The Honorable Chellie Pingree
The Honorable Robert Pittenger
The Honorable Mark Pocan
The Honorable Bruce Poliquin
The Honorable Rob Portman
The Honorable Mike Quigley
Derek Rapp
Tannaz Rasouli, M.P.H.
The Honorable Tom Reed
Benjamin Reeve
Diane Rehm
The Honorable James Renacci
The Honorable Kathleen Rice
The Honorable Jim Risch
Robin Roberts
The Honorable Mike Rogers
Mark Rosenberg, M.D.
The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard
The Honorable C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
The Honorable Bobby L. Rush
The Honorable Linda T. Sánchez
The Honorable Loretta Sanchez
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
The Honorable Adam B. Schiff
Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer
Donald Seldin, M.D.
The Honorable Pete Sessions
The Honorable Terri Sewell
The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen
The Honorable John Shimkus
Janet Shoemaker
The Honorable Albio Sires
The Honorable Louise M. Slaughter
The Honorable Jackie Speier
The Honorable Elise Stefanik
The Honorable Dan Sullivan
Sharon F. Terry
Marlo Thomas
The Honorable Dina Titus
The Honorable Paul D. Tonko
The Honorable Patrick Toomey
The Honorable Niki Tsongas
Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP
The Honorable Fred Upton
David Van Andel
George Vande Woude, Ph.D.
The Honorable Juan Vargas
Harold Varmus, M.D.
Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez
The Honorable David Vitter
Trish and George Vradenburg
The Honorable Ann Wagner
The Honorable Greg Walden
The Honorable Jackie Walorski
The Honorable Mimi Walters
The Honorable Mark Warner
The Honorable Elizabeth Warren
The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz
The Honorable Bonnie Watson Coleman
The Honorable Mary Jane Weber
The Honorable Roger F. Wicker
Suzanne W. Wilkison
Bob Woodruff
The Honorable Kevin Yoder
The Honorable David Young
The Honorable Todd Young

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Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco