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 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.

Mary Woolley presented at 2014 Research!Lousiville on the future of America as a leader in R&D. See her presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented at the NIH Workshop on the Enrollment and Retention of Participants in NIH-funded Clinical Trials. See her presentation here.

Mary Woolley presented at the Third World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research in Rome, Italy. See her presentation here

Mary Woolley presented at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Retreat on the role of scientists in changing hearts and minds for science. See her presentation here.

Mary Woolley and Suzanne Ffolkes presented "The Time is Now: Your Leadership Role in Changing the Nation's Conversation About Science" during the 2014 AACBNC-AMSNDC Annual Winter Conference in Islamorada, FL. View their presentation here.

As part of the annual meeting of the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley spoke about the current landscape for medical research funding and what scientists can do to make a difference. See her presentation here

In celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Whitehead Fellows Program at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Mary Woolley spoke about the current state of research policy and the intertwined legacies of Research!America and the Whitehead Institute's founder, Jack Whitehead. 

Mary Woolley was part of a panel that presented recommendations to the National Institutes of Health's Scientific Management Review Board


Media Contacts

Robert Shalett
Director of Communications 

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