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 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.

Mary Woolley presented at the American Physical Society April 2020 meeting (registration required) in a panel discussion on the "Intersection of Science and Politics." Her presentation was entitled The Public Context of Science Includes a Political Context.

Mary Woolley presented to the American Society for Human Genetics GPAC on "Winning Hearts and Minds for Research in 2020 and Beyond" on January 30, 2020.

Mary Woolley presented "Winning Hearts and Minds for Research in 2020 and Beyond" to the January 2020 Annual Meeting of the Association of Medical School Microbiology and Immunology Chairs (AMSMIC) in San Pedro Island, Belieze. 


Media Contacts

Tim Haynes
Senior Director of Communications 

We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America