2014 National Health Research Forum (Videos)
Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research
Research!America's National Health Research Forum - held September 11 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC - examined the current and future state of research to improve health. Click here to read the summary.
Where will U.S. Research and Development be in 2023?
Moderated by Corby Kummer, senior editor of The Atlantic magazine. Panelists: France Córdova, Ph.D., director, National Science Foundation; Anthony Fauci, M.D., director, National Institute of Infectious Diseases; William Hait, M.D., Ph.D., global head, Janssen Research & Development; Richard Myers, Ph.D., president, director, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology;and John Seffrin, Ph.D., CEO, American Cancer Society.
Can we end the assault on public health research and practice?
Moderated by Lori Montenegro, national correspondent for Telemundo. Panelists: Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Research!America board member Georges Benjamin, M.D., executive director, American Public Health Association; Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., dean, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health; Jack Watters, M.D., vice president, external medical affairs, Pfizer Inc.; and Richard Kronick, Ph.D.,director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
What's right - and wrong - with the research ecosystem?
Moderated by Margot Sanger-Katz, healthcare correspondent for The New York Times, The Upshot. Panelists: Janet Woodcock, M.D.,director, Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research;Pablo Cagnoni, M.D.,president, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; E. Albert Reece, M.D., Ph.D., MBA,dean, University of Maryland, School of Medicine; and Robert Hugin,CEO and chairman, Celgene Corporation. In this session, they explored key strengths of the U.S. medical research enterprise as well as current weaknesses.