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 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

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.


Media Contacts

Terri Schwartzbeck
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