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Research!America forums bring together leaders in government, industry, academia, patient advocacy organizations and the media to engage in dialogue concerning key research issues.

2014

American Medical Progress: A Conversation with Candidates
May 9, 2014. A non-partisan meet-and-greet held at the Technology Square Research Building. Atlanta, Georgia. 

18th Advocacy Awards
March 12, 2014. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC.

2013

Research Matters Communications Workshop: Promoting Basic Research in a New Age of Communications: Challenges and Opportunities
Click here to read a recap of the event; click here to see photos from the event.

Neglected Tropical Disease Research in Louisiana: Saving Lives and Creating Jobs
May 15, 2013. Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans

Click here to read a recap of the event; to see two short videos Research!America produced in conjunction with the event, click here.

Conquering Pain & Fighting Addiction: Policy Imperatives to Combat a Growing Health Crisis
April 8, 2013. Reserve Officers Association, Washington, DC.
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17th Advocacy Awards
March 13, 2013. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC.

2012

Research!America Post-Election Briefing
November 15, 2012. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.

2012 Garfield Economic Impact Award Ceremony
November 15, 2012. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
To read more about the winners and their research, click here.

Research!America Press Conference with United for Medical Research
September 20, 2012. National Press Club, Washington, DC.

To see a writeup of the event, click here.

Global Health Research and Development and the Hidden Burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Texas
June 7, 2012. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
To see a writeup of the event, click here. To see video from the event, click here.

Global Health Research and Development in New York: Fueling Innovation and Saving Lives
April 9, 2012. New York Academy of Sciences, New York.

16th Advocacy Awards
To see acceptance speeches from 2012 Advocacy Award winners, click here.
March 14, 2012. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC.

National Health Research Forum 2012
World Class to Second Class? Confronting the Risks to U.S. Science and Innovation
View highlights from Panel One and Panel Two.
March 14, 2012. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, DC.

2011

2011 Garfield Economic Impact Award
December 8, 2011. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, DC.

Partnerships for Global Health Success: Spotlight on USAID
November 21, 2011. The Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington DC.

Better Health, Stronger Economies: Investing in Global Health Research and Development
November 15, 2011. Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.

Let Me Be Clear: Science Journalism in the Age of the Genome and Twitter
To see photos from this event, click here.
October 27, 2011. Tampa, FL.

The Department of Defense’s Essential Contributions to Global Health
July 28, 2011. Top of the Hill Banquet and Conference Center, Reserve Officers Association, Washington, DC.

Building Ohio's Economy and Health Through Research
To see the webcast of the event, click here. To see photos from the event, click here. To see the public opinion poll that was released at the event, click here.
May 16, 2011. Ralph Regula Conference and Event Center, Rootstown, OH.

Let Me Be Clear: Science Journalism in the Age of the Genome and Twitter
To see photos from this event, click here.
May 11, 2011. National Press Club, Washington, DC.

15th Advocacy Awards
March 15, 2011. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC.

National Health Research Forum 2011
Building Our Nation's Economy and Health Through Medical Research
March 15, 2011. National Press Club, Washington, DC.

The Polio Vaccine: A Dose of Prevention
March 31, 2011. Washington, DC.

Vaccines: The Best Shot for Our Health and Economy
February 17, 2011. Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

2010

Global Health R&D: An Economic Driver in Your State
December 8, 2010. Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.

Garfield Economic Impact Award 2010
December 2, 2010. Washington, DC.

Health Research as Common Ground in the New Congress
November 16, 2010. Washington, DC.
Partner: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Global Health IS America's Health: Lessons Learned Through Global Health R&D
May 7, 2010. Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.
Partner: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

14th Annual Advocacy Awards
March 16, 2010. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC.

National Forum 2010
Invest in Tomorrow. Invest in Research.
March 16, 2010. National Press Club, Washington, DC.

2009

Garfield Economic Impact Award
October 13, 2009. U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Washington, DC.
Award sponsors: Eugene Garfield Foundation and the University of Chicago Medical Center

Global Health IS America's Health: Eliminating TB Through Global Health Research
October 8, 2009. Dirksen Senate Office Building. Washington, DC
Partner: Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance)

The Quest for Cures: Horizons in Cancer Research
October 1, 2009. Rayburn House Office Building. Washington, DC
Partners: Pfizer Oncology and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Rock Stars of Science
September 24, 2009. U.S. Capitol Visitors Center. Washington, DC
Presented in partnership with Geoffrey Beene Gives Back, Wyeth, Elan, Alzheimer's Association and GQ magazine

The Recovery Act and National Institutes of Health Research
June 1, 2009. Cannon House Office Building. Washington, DC
Presented by the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research in conjunction with the Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus

The Capitol Hill Conference: Future Directions in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
May 13, 2009. Cannon House Office Building. Washington, DC
Partner: amfAR

Why Global Health Research is Good for the U.S. Economy
May 5, 2009. Rayburn House Office Building. Washington, DC

National Institutes of Health: Improving Health through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
April 28, 2009. Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

20th Anniversary Advocacy Awards
March 24, 2009. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC

National Forum 2009
Science in the Service of the Nation
March 24, 2009. National Press Club, Washington, DC
Moderator: Clive Crook; Panelists: Richard Besser, MD; Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN; Patricia Murphy; Chris Viehbacher; Carolyn Clancy, MD; Raynard Kington, MD; Debra Lappin, JD; William Peck, MD

Capitol Hill Briefing: Are Americans Destined to Be Fat for Life?
February 12, 2009. Washington, DC
Speakers: Leonard Wartofsky, MD MACP; Daniel Bessesen, MD; Myron Genel, MD; and Stacie Propst, PhD
Partner: The Endocrine Society
2008

Partnerships in Global Health Research: A Bridge to the World 
December 8, 2008. City Club of San Francisco
Keynote: Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, CDC director
Partners: Pfizer, University of California, San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley

Global Health IS America's Health: A Capitol Hill Briefing
November 18, 2008. Capitol Hill, Washington, DC
Partners: FamiliesUSA's Global Health Initiative, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Task Force on Health and the Environment and Congressional Global Health Caucus

Your Candidates-Your Health Post-Election Meeting
November 11, 2008. AAAS, Washington, DC
Featuring remarks from The Honorable John Edward Porter; Alan I. Leshner, PhD; Mary Woolley; Stacie Propst, PhD; and Bart Moore of Atlantic Media Group

Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award Presentation
October 14, 2008. The Newseum, Washington, DC
Keynote: David Leonhardt

Presidential Health & Economic Policy Discussion
October 14, 2008. The Newseum, Washington, DC
Moderator: David Leonhardt

Congressional Briefing: Working Smart in Global Health: Learning As We Deliver
June 23, 2008. Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Mental and Public Health in Concert: Voices from Louisiana 
April 29, 2008. Audobon Tea Room, New Orleans
Keynote: Donald Palmisano, MD, JD
Partners: Pfizer, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

12th Annual Advocacy Awards Gala
March 18, 2008. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC

National Forum 2008
Research for Health in 2008: Valuing Evidence and Enhancing Impact
March 18, 2008. National Press Club, Washington, DC
Moderator: Susan Dentzer

 

2007

Transforming Health: Fulfilling the Promise of Research
November 16, 2007. Washington, DC
Partner: PhRMA

Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award Presentation
October 9, 2007. National Press Club, Washington, DC

11th Annual Advocacy Awards Gala
March 20, 2008. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC
Master of Ceremonies: George Stephanopoulos

National Forum 2007
U.S. Investment in Research: Assuring Domestic and Global Dividends
March 20, 2008. National Press Club, Washington, DC
Moderator: David Gergen

Bridging the Sciences: Investment and Innovation
February 1, 2007. National Press Club, Washington, DC
Keynote: Arden Bement Jr., PhD, NSF director
Partner: Abbott

 

2006

Research: The Risks, the Rewards and the Returns-a Florida Perspective
November 28, 2006. The Tampa Club, Tampa, FL
Keynote: Elias Zerhouni, MD, director National Institutes of Health
Partners: Novartis, University of South Florida

Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award Presentation
October 10, 2006. National Press Club, Washington, DC

Personalized Medicine: From Promise to Practice
September 19, 2006. The George Washington University, Washington, DC
Keynote: Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, director National Human Genome Research Institute
Partner: Roche

10th Annual Advocacy Awards Gala
March 21, 2006. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC
Moderator: Judy Woodruff

2006 National Forum
Science and Health in the 21st Century Top Research Leaders Discuss Challenges, Opportunities
March 21, 2006. National Press Club, Washington, DC
Moderator: David Gergen