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 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

Mary Woolley presented during a Janssen Town Hall to researchers worldwide, titled "World Class Advocacy for World Class Research." View her presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented during a session at the CTTI - Recruitment Project Expert Meeting in Silver Spring, MD, titled "An Imperative for Action: Patients Are Waiting." View her presentation here.

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

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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