Each year, Research!America brings together distinguished supporters of health and medical research to celebrate outstanding stars of research advocacy.


Advocacy Awards – Our annual awards honor individuals and organizations whose leadership efforts have been notably effective in advancing the commitment to research.





Advocacy Award Benefactors -- This celebration of research advocacy is made possible thanks to the generosity of our benefactors who are dedicated to advancing scientific, medical and health research.

Archived Awards

Eugene Garfield, PhD


Garfield Economic Impact Award

The Garfield Economic Impact Award recognizes outstanding research that illustrates the economic implications of research aimed at improving health or our healthcare system. Read about past award winners here.


Unsung Heroes of Public Health Awards

In recognition of the heroic efforts of the leaders in the public health community, the Campaign for Public Health Foundation held its fifth annual Unsung Heroes of Public Health Awards on January 27, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Read more about the event, here.

Media Contacts

Tim Haynes
Senior Director of Communications 

You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter