2015 National Health Research Forum Videos


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Research!America's National Health Research Forum - held September 11 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC - discussed where science is taking us and how to leverage the opportunities before us to advance medical progress . Click here to read the summary.

Introductory Speaker

Jeffrey Bloss, senior vice president of medical affairs, Astellas Pharma Global Development

Panel 1
Modern Medicine: Where is the Science Taking Us?
Moderated by Richard Harris, science correspondent, NPR. Panelists: Gary Gibbons, M.D., director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Ron Mobed, CEO, Elsevier; Anil Jina, M.D., senior vice president, head of global medical affairs, Shire; Supid Parikh, Ph.D., vice president and general manager of health and analytics, Battelle;and Vincent Forlenza, chairman, CEO and president, BD.

Panel 2
Are we equipped for 21st century challenges in the public health arena?
Moderated by Seema Yasmin, M.D., medical analyst, CNN, staff writer, The Dallas Morning News; Panelists: Barbara Newhouse, president & CEO, The ALS Association; Richard Kronick, Ph.D, director, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ); Reed Tuckson, M.D., FACP, managing director, Tuckson Health Connections, LLC; Anne Schuchat, M.D., principal deputy director, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC); Lucinda Maine, Ph.D, RPh, executive vice president & CEO, Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
Panel 3
New and… Improved? The challenge and promise of regulatory science
Moderated by Frank Sesno, director, George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs; Panelists: Larry Shapiro, M.D., Washington University in St. Louis, Research!America Board Member; Amy Comstock Rick, J.D., president & CEO, Food & Drug Law Institute, Research!America Board Member; Stephen Ostroff, M.D., acting commissioner, Food and Drug Administration; Marc Boutin, J.D., CEO, National Health Council; William Hait, M.D., Ph.D, Global Head, Janssen Research & Development, Research!America Board Member.

Media Contacts

Robert Shalett
Director of Communications 

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