2014 National Health Research Forum (Videos)

Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research

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Research!America's National Health Research Forum - held September 11 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC - examined the current and future state of research to improve health. Click here to read the summary.

Panel 1
Where will U.S. Research and Development be in 2023?
 
Moderated by Corby Kummer, senior editor of The Atlantic magazine. Panelists: France Córdova, Ph.D., director, National Science Foundation; Anthony Fauci, M.D., director, National Institute of Infectious Diseases; William Hait, M.D., Ph.D., global head, Janssen Research & Development; Richard Myers, Ph.D., president, director, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology;and John Seffrin, Ph.D., CEO, American Cancer Society.
 
 
 
Panel 2
Can we end the assault on public health research and practice?
 
Moderated by Lori Montenegro, national correspondent for Telemundo. Panelists: Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Research!America board member Georges Benjamin, M.D., executive director, American Public Health Association; Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., dean, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health; Jack Watters, M.D., vice president, external medical affairs, Pfizer Inc.; and Richard Kronick, Ph.D.,director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
 

Panel 3
What's right - and wrong - with the research ecosystem?
 
Moderated by Margot Sanger-Katz, healthcare correspondent for The New York Times, The Upshot. Panelists: Janet Woodcock, M.D.,director, Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research;Pablo Cagnoni, M.D.,president, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., MBA,dean, University of Maryland, School of Medicine; and Robert Hugin,CEO and chairman, Celgene Corporation. In this session, they explored key strengths of the U.S. medical research enterprise as well as current weaknesses.
 

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The Honorable John E. Porter