National Health Research Forum 2003

National Health Research Forum 2003

Leaders in Research and Technology Face the Nation: Aiming for Quantum Leaps in Medical and Health Research

March 18, 2003

Moderated by Juan Williams, senior correspondent forNational Public Radio.

Panelists included:

  • Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, Director, Agency for HealthcareResearch and Quality
  • Rita Colwell, PhD, DSc, Director, National ScienceFoundation
  • Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention
  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Commissioner, Food and DrugAdministration
  • Elias Zerhouni, MD, Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Carol Kovac, PhD, General Manager, Life Science Solutions,IBM
  • Evan Jones, President and CEO, Digene Corporation
  • Mike Magee, MD, Director, Pfizer Medical HumanitiesInitiative
  • Raymond Ruddon, MD, PhD, Corporate Vice President, Science& Technology, Johnson & Johnson
  • Floyd E. Bloom, MD, Chairman, Dept. of Neuropharmacology,Scripps Clinic at Research Foundation and Chair, American Association for theAdvancement of Science
  • Jane Delgado, PhD, President and CEO, The National Alliancefor Hispanic Health
  • Jennifer L. Howse, PhD, President, March of Dimes BirthDefects Foundation
  • Reed Tuckson, MD, Senior Vice President, Consumer Health andMedical Care Advancement, UnitedHealth Group
  • Deborah Wince-Smith, President, Council on Competitiveness

Research!America extends our sincere thanks to our nationalforum sponsors: IBM Life Sciences pision; Pfizer Medical HumanitiesInitiative; Johnson & Johnson; GlaxoSmithKline; Albert and Mary LaskerFoundation; Infocast, Inc.; Association of American Universities; Associationof Academic Health Centers; and American Association for the Advancement ofScience.

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