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 "Advocacy in Uncertain Times" to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellows in Washington, DC. Click here to view the presentation. 

Mary Woolley presented "Turning a Moment into a Movement: Your Role in Advocacy for Research" during the Scleroderma Foundation Patient Education Conference in New Orleans. Click here to view the presentation. 

Mary Woolley presented during a forum co-hosted with Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), "Medical Research: The Right Prescription for Economic Growth." View the presentation here

Mary Woolley presented "Your Role in Changing Hearts and Minds for Science" at a Postdoctoral Association retreat at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. View the presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented "Public Trust in Science" at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. View the presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented new public opinion survey data during the Louisiana Research Summit at the University Medical Center in New Orleans. View the presentation here

Mary Woolley presented "World Class Advocacy for World Class Research" during a strategic retreat for the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) in Arlington, VA. Click here to view the presentation. 

Mary Woolley presented during the Association of Medical School Microbiology and Immunology Chairs (AMSMIC) Chairs Annual Meeting in Antigua, Guatemala. View the presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented "The Time is Now: Your Role in Changing the Nation’s Conversation about Science" during the Association of Medical and Graduate Departments of Biochemistry (AMGDB) Annual Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica. Click here to view the presentation.

Mary Woolley presented during the AAAS Leadership Seminar in Science and Technology Policy in Washington, DC, titled "Scientists’ Role in Assuring Public Support for Research Funding." See her 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