Speeches and Presentations

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

Mary Woolley delivered a keynote speech at the One Mind for Research Annual Meeting in Los Angeles.

As part of Oregon Health & Science University's Research Week, Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley presented on the importance of advocacy to ensure America's continued global leadership in science and technology.

Mary Woolley made presentations at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Research!America Chair John Porter and CEO Mary Woolley made presentations at our 2012 Annual Meeting.

Mary Woolley presented to a class at Brown University. The Honorable Patrick Kennedy was among the speakers for the class called The Race to Inner Space: Conflating Public Health, Science, Politics and Economics to Promote Brain Health.

Mary Woolley spoke to graduate students and faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston about the importance of effective advocacy .

Research!America's chair, The Honorable John Edward Porter, and our president and CEO, Mary Woolley, both spoke at the 2011 AAAS Leadership Seminar in Science and Technology Policy. See Mary Woolley's presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented at the 10th Annual Meeting for the NSF ADVANCE program. NSF ADVANCE strives for a more diverse science and engineering workforce by increasing the representation and advancement of women in science and engineering careers.

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley spoke at a weekly Master Seminar on "A Career in Science Policy at a Time of Change and Opportunity" at Rice University for its Professional Science Master's Program.

Mary Woolley presented Advocacy Leadership in Unsettled Times at the World Stem Cell Summit in Pasadena, CA. Research!America was also honored with a Genetics Policy Institute Stem Cell Action Award.


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