Champions of research who have improved the health of individuals worldwide, helped sustain our nation’s global competitiveness, transformed the research landscape in both the public and private sectors, and inspired others to become powerful advocates will be honored at Research!America’s 22nd Annual Advocacy Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 14 at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
This year’s awardees include: U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME); The Honorable John Edward Porter, Research!America chair emeritus; Atul Gawande, M.D., MPH, professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Samuel O. Thier Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and executive director, Ariadne Labs; Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., director, Fogarty International Center; Shari and Garen Staglin, co-founders, One Mind and founders, Staglin Family Vineyard; the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases; and Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., dean, National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.
This celebration of advocacy is made possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, including the Corporate Host Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson; Future Innovators Sponsor Pfizer Inc; Program Partners ACT for NIH, Aetna, American Medical Association, Merck, Sanofi, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, CQ Roll Call, Staglin Family Vineyard; Contributors Amgen Inc., Horizon Pharma plc., Partners HealthCare, PCORI, PhRMA, UCLA, Vertex; and other sponsors.
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