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2004 Advocacy Awards

Research!America 8th Annual Advocacy Awards Gala, March 16, 2004

Host Benefactor

PARADE magazine
Represented by
Randy Siegel, president and publisher

Thank You to Our 2004 Gala Sponsors

2004 Advocacy Award Honorary Chairs

2004 Award Recipients

Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy

The Honorable Bob Michel
Award benefactor: Whitehead Charitable Foundation

Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion

Scott Hamilton
Olympic Gold Medalist
Co-founder of the Scott Hamilton Cancer Alliance for Research, Education and Survivorship
Award benefactor: Rosenfeld Heart Foundation

Sustained Leadership at the National Level

Eric S. Lander, PhD
Founding Director, Broad Institute
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, Harvard Medical School

Exceptional Contributions as a Volunteer Advocate for Medical or Other Health-Related Research

Ellen V. Sigal, PhD
Founder and Chair
Friends of Cancer Research

Organization that has Distinguished Itself by Its Advocacy

American Society for Microbiology
Represented by
Gail Cassell, PhD, Chair, Public and Scientific Affairs Board
Thomas E. Shenk, PhD, President

The annual Research!America Advocacy Awards program was established in 1996 by the board of directors to honor outstanding advocates for medical, health and scientific research. Recognized individuals and organizations are those whose leadership efforts have been notably effective in advancing our nation’s commitment to research.

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