Speeches and Presentations

Research!America leadership and board members often speak out on the need to advocate for more federal funding for health research.

Research!America President & CEO Mary Woolley spoke at the 2020 Research Meeting of the Association of Academic Health Centers. The presentation, entitled, "Impact of COVID19: Creating the New Normal For Research," can be viewed here

Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley addressed the Council of Graduate Schools in a presentation: "Impact of COVID19: Creating the New Normal for Research." You can view the presentation here

Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley joined a distinguished panel for "Presidential Symposium: The Big Tent of Genetics and Genomics: Research, Translation and Advocacy" at the American Society for Human Genetics Virtual Meeting, October 29, 2020. View her presentation slides here

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley spoke at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine Integrated Biomedical Science Seminar Series. See her presentation on "Impact of COVID-19: Choosing the New Normal" here

Mary Woolley delivered a talk to the University of Nebraska Medical Center 2nd Annual Health Policy in Action Conference on Saturday, October 3, 2020. The conference, planned and implemented by students at the medical center, also featured Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, U.S. surgeon general. View Mary's presentation here.

Mary Woolley delivered the Presidential Address at the Society for Prevention Research annual conference. View her presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented to the Fogarty Global Health Fellows Orientation on "Winning Hearts and Minds for Research in 2020 and Beyond." You can view her presentation here.

Mary Woolley gave a presentation to the AcademyHealth Board of Directors meeting, entitled, "The Impact of COVID-19: Choosing the New Normal." Her slide presentation can be viewed here.

Mary Woolley joined a BIO 2020 Supersession, "Science on the Front Lines and on the Front Page." The panel was moderated by Seema Kumar, MS, Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson Innovation. Mary was joined on the panel by Clive Cookson, science editor, The Financial Times; Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Biotechnology Innovation Organization; and Joe Palca, PhD, Correspondent, Science Desk, NPR. A video of the session is available to general public here

Mary Woolley presented in a webinar hosted by the American Society for Human Genetics, "The Need for Science Advocacy and How to Get Started." Her presentation is viewable here. The full webinar is viewable on the ASHG website.


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