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 Californians Speak Out on Global Health Research at the Global Health, California and the World event at the University of California Sacramento. Also see the related 2008 National Global Health Survey.

Research!America Leadership 2009 Annual Meeting presentation.  

Mary Woolley spoke to the graduates of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD. 

The Honorable John Edward Porter delivered a keynote address at the New York Academy of Sciences' The Two Cultures of the 21st Century event in New York, NY. 

Mary Woolley's remarks when she accepted the first Paul G. Rogers Public Service Award from the Friends of the National Library of Medicine of the NIH. Washington, DC.

Mary Woolley spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce event, "Progressing Forward through Science: Facilitating Innovation for Greater Health." 

Mary Woolley's presentation at the Seventh Annual Research ShowCASE in Cleveland, OH. Watch the video on YouTube.

Mary Woolley contributed a chapter to Clinical and Translational Sciences: Principles of Human Research, a textbook from Elsevier. The chapter, "Clinical Research in the Public Eye," covers the need for advocacy and public outreach by scientists.

Mary Woolley's presentation to the 2008 Institute of Medicine's Annual Meeting "Insights from the Public Perspective." 

The Honorable John Edward Porter's comments on the landscape for research advocacy after the 2008 Presidential election.


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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