Due to overwhelming response, the National Health Research Forum has reached full capacity. We welcome you to join the waitlist.
The program will also be livestreamed by National Journal, and details will be provided closer to the date of the event.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Networking Breakfast (Guest Speaker: Josh Kraushaar, Politics Editor, National Journal)
10:15 am – 2:30 pm Panel discussions, audience Q&A and lunch served
Who is part of this year’s forum?
Confirmed federal agency officials:
Alex M. Azar II, Secretary, Health and Human Services
Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, Director, National Institutes of Health
France A. Cordova, PhD, Director, National Science Foundation
Gopal Khanna, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Robert R. Redfield, MD, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Celia M. Witten, PhD, MD, Deputy Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC, President, American Heart Association
Alfiee Breland-Noble, PhD, MHSc, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center
Gary Cohen, Executive Vice President of Global Health, BD
Susan Dentzer, President and CEO, Network for Excellence in Innovation
Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD, President of Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer
Paula K. Dumas, CEO and Managing Editor, Migraine Again; Producer, Migraine World Summit; President, World Health Education Foundation
Susan Fitzpatrick, PhD, President, James S. McDonnell Foundation
Tim Hoctor, Vice President, Professional Services Life Science, Elsevier
Ann Palmer, President and CEO, Arthritis Foundation
Guillermo Prado, PhD, Dean, Graduate School; Leonard M. Miller Professor of Public Health Sciences; Director, Division of Prevention Science and Community Health, Miller School of Medicine; University of Miami
Dr. Srini Ramanathan, Vice President, Development Sciences; Horizon Pharma
Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Adrienne Shapiro, Founder, Axis Advocacy
Erin Durkin, health care and congressional correspondent, National Journal
Jackie Judd, communications consultant specializing in the nonprofit sector and former journalist
Dr. Mark McClellan, Director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis MD Center for Health Policy, Duke University
More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
For more on last year's National Health Research Forum: read a recap of the event, watch videos from each panel, read the transcript, view the photo gallery and the photoslick, and read the WebMD live recap.