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 presented World-Class Advocacy for World-Class Science: A Call to Action at the 2011 General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.

Mary Woolley presented poll findings from a Maryland state poll at the forum, "Let Me Be Clear: Science Journalism in the Age of the Genome and Twitter," in Washington, DC. 

The Honorable John Edward Porter, Research!America's chair, made remarks during a panel session at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting.

Members of Research!America's Executive Committee made presentations at our 2011 Annual Meeting of Members: Part 1Part 2

Mary Woolley presented "Economic Returns of Life Science Research: Importance to Policy Makers" at the National Academies Board on Life Sciences in San Francisco. 

Mary Woolley presented "A Few How–To‘s on Garnering Congressional Support for Advocacy " at the National Center for Science Education

Mary Woolley gave a presentation "Public Perception of Clinical Research" at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 

Mary Woolley gave a presentation at the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Mary Woolley presented Breakthrough Advocacy for Breakthrough Research  at the Damon Runyon Foundation in New York.

Mary Woolley presented "Making Medical Research a National Priority: The Work of Research!America" to Research!Sweden in Stockholm. 


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