November 2016: The Research Advocate


The November 2016 Research Advocate is now online.

Highlights from this month include: 

Distinguished leaders in public policy will discuss the outcome of the 2016 Election and implications for the research ecosystem and medical progress during Research!AThe merica’s Post-Election Briefing November 15 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Tuesday, November 15, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET.

Research!America and leading public health organizations will honor public health professionals on Public Health Thank You Day on Monday, November 21. Public health themes this year include One Health, prevention, mental health and health disparities.

The federal policy update outlines three potential options to avoid a government shutdown before the current continuing resolution (CR) expires on December 9. Additionally, advocates hope the “lame-duck” Congress will consider and pass a 21st Century Cures bill.

Public health and prevention experts shared their insights on how to increase support for safeguarding our nation’s health at a town hall meeting hosted by Research!America at the 2016 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on October 31.

This month’s member spotlight features the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

Leaders in health and research shared their views on science during an election year in a ‘A More Scientific Union’ panel discussion on October 14, hosted by, Research!America and other leading scientific organizations that aired on the Young Turks YouTube Network

Download the entire November 2016 Research Advocate as a PDF

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Without research, there is no hope.
The Honorable Paul G. Rogers