2017 National Health Research Forum Videos

STRAIGHT TALK: IS A "DISEASE-FREE" WORLD WITHIN REACH?

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Research!America's National Health Research Forum – held September 7 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC – discussed what it will take to make dramatic strides against deadly and debilitating health threats. Given challenges ranging from the opioid epidemic to Alzheimer’s disease, how can we fuel faster progress toward a longer, healthier lifespan? Where are the opportunities? What are the pitfalls? Click here to read the summary.

Keynote Speaker
Mikael Dolsten, M.D., Ph.D.
, President of Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer

 

Panel 1
Addressing Escalating Health Threats: The Role of Research in Combating the Opioid Crisis and Other Urgent Community Health Challenges

Moderated by Marilyn Serafini, Health Care Policy Consultant and Former Award-Winning Journalist. Panelists: Anne Schuchat, M.D., Principal Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Seth Ginsberg, Co-founder and President, Global Healthy Living Foundation, Gopal Khanna, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Lucinda Maine, Ph.D., R.Ph., Executive Vice President and CEO, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, The Hon. Patrick Kennedy, U.S. Representative, 1995–2011, Governor Charlie Baker, 72nd Governor of Massachusetts

 

Remarks
Scott Gottlieb, M.D.
, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration

 

Panel 2
“Failing Faster” and Other Successes: An Update on Efforts to Speed Medical Progress

Moderated by Byron Pitts, Anchor & Chief National Correspondent, ABC News. Panelists: Joe V. Selby, M.D., MPH, Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Mark B. McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., MPA, Director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Nancy Brown, Chief Executive Officer, American Heart Association, Victor Dzau, M.D., President, National Academy of Medicine, Joel W. Beetsch, Ph.D., Vice President of Global Patient Advocacy, Celgene Corporation, Scott Whitaker, President and CEO, AdvaMed

 

Panel 3
Ending Disease: What’s Possible? Probable? Within Reach?

Moderated by Jeanne Cummings, Deputy Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal, Washington. Panelists: Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health, Mikael Dolsten, M.D., Ph.D., President of Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer, William N. Hait, M.D., Ph.D., Global Head, Janssen Research & Development, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Ann Cary, RN, MPH, Ph.D., FNAP, Dean, University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies, Gary Reedy, Chief Executive Officer, American Cancer Society, Iris Loew-Friedrich, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, UCB, David E. Neal, CBE, FMedSci FRCS, Senior Vice President of Global Academic Research, Elsevier

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