Leaders in government, industry, patient advocacy and academia will be among the panelists for Research!America’s 2018 National Health Research Forum on Thursday, September 6 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
The Forum brings together experts from across the research ecosystem for frank discussions on topics that bear importantly on the pace of medical and public health progress. This year’s forum will touch on such timely issues as how to maximize the return in every health care dollar, accelerate efforts to address unmet medical and public health needs, and gauge advances in brain science.
Confirmed speakers include: Dr. Francis Collins, director, National Institutes of Health; Dr. Robert Redfield, director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Dr. Celia Witten, deputy director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration; Dr. Joe Selby, executive director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute; Dr. Mark McClellan, director, Duke-Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy, Duke University; Dr. Susan Fitzpatrick, president, James S. McDonnell Foundation; Dr. Guillermo Prado, dean, Graduate School, Leonard M. Miller Professor of Public Health Sciences, director, Division of Prevention Science and Community Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami; Dr. Ivor Benjamin, president, American Heart Association and director of the Cardiovascular Center at The Medical College of Wisconsin; Dr. Gary Cohen, executive vice president of global health, BD; and Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble, associate professor, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center.
Panel sponsors include AdvaMed, Amgen, BD, Pfizer Inc and PCORI. For more information and to reserve your space at the Forum, visit http://bit.ly/2Jcy06Y.