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 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.

Mary Woolley presented "Where Do We Go From Here? Advocacy for Research After The Election," at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting.

Mary Woolley and Jim Wells, PhD, wrote an editorial in Science magazine "A Populist Movement for Health?" (Free registration required).

Mary Woolley presented "Breakthrough Advocacy for Research" to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellows. 

Mary Woolley's presentation "Breakthrough Advocacy for Public Health Research" to The George Washington University Public Health Advocacy Campaigns class. 

The Honorable John Edward Porter's editorial in Science magazine "If All You Do Is Vote." (Free registration required)

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