Antibiotic Resistance Public Opinion Surveys
Research!America, in collaboration with the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and Pfizer Inc released national public opinion survey data about antibiotic resistance that received extensive media coverage in outlets such as U.S. News & World Report, Washington Examiner, Health Day and Becker’s Hospital Review.
Medical and Health R&D Investments
The new U.S. Investments in Medical and Health Research and Development report from Research!America, providing an overview of R&D investments 2013-2017, was highlighted in Healthcare Finance News and European Pharmaceutical Review. "Our nation cannot afford less than a full-court press against deadly and debilitating health threats," said Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America.
Climate Change and Health
In a Fierce Healthcare article about a study warning of the escalating health risks from climate change, Research!America board member Georges Benjamin, MD, executive director of the American Public Health Association, commented that more action is needed to protect public health from climate change.
Research!America board member Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association, was quoted in a New York Times article about the consequences of marketing e-cigarettes on tobacco control efforts.
Reinventing U.S. Healthcare
Politico Pro profiled Research!America board member Susan Dentzer, president and CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI), in a wide-ranging interview discussing NEHI’s book, Health Care Without Walls: A Roadmap for Reinventing U.S. Health Care.
Research and the Midterm Elections
In a Science Business article about impact of the the U.S. midterm outcomes on science and the policy agenda, Research!America board member the Honorable Bart Gordon was quoted about the future leadership of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was featured in The Lancet about support for research among the newly elected members of Congress.
In a Bloomberg Law article about future House leadership, Research!America Vice President of Policy and Advocacy Ellie Dehoney was quoted about potential champions for research.