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 Research" at Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, MD. See her presentation here

Mary Woolley presented during a session at the American Public Health Association's (APHA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, titled "Virtuous but Invisible Interplay of Science, Policy and Population Health." View her presentation here. 

Mary Woolley presented "Leveraging Public Opinion and Policy to Support Suicide Prevention Research" during a plenary session at the IASR/AFSP 2015 International Summit on Suicide Research in New York, NY. See her presentation here

Mary Woolley met with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy fellows and presented, "Turning a Moment Into a Movement: Advocacy for Medical and Health Research." Click here to view the presentation

Mary Woolley moderated a discussion on vaccine safety and public trust during the National Academy of Science's Roundtable on Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences (PILS) workshop, "Does the Public Trust Science? Trust and Confidence at the Intersections of the Life Sciences and Society." View her presentation here

Mary Woolley presented at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in regards to the benefits of medical and health research.  Click to view presentation.

Mary Woolley spoke about Mobilizing Public Support for Science and Technology Investment during a panel discussion at the Jerome B. Wiesner Symposium at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Click here to see the presentation.

During a visit to Louisiana State University, Mary Woolley facilitated a presentation titled Your Role in Changing Hearts and Minds for Science with faculty and students as the institution announced that it has become a member of Research!America.

Mary Woolley presented at The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 33rd Annual Congressional Leadership Conference on 21st Century research for women's health. See the presentation here.

Mary Woolley was one of several presenters at Research!America's post-election briefing in November 2014. Woolley presented information about the 2014 Ask Your Candidates! voter education initiative. See the presentation here.

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Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco