Research!America 28th Annual Meeting of Members

Willard InterContinental Hotel, Washington, DC
Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20004
United States
Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Research!America invites our member organizations to join the Board of Directors and distinguished guests for the 2017 annual meeting and luncheon on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 12 – 2pm EST. The annual meeting will include election of directors and reports from leadership. 

Academy award-winning actress and Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN) spokesperson Kathy Bates and Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) will be among the speakers.

The program will include a panel discussion on the progress and opportunities with lupus research featuring a patient advocate from the Lupus Foundation of America, and experts representing industry and the provider community. The panel discussion will be moderated by Virgil Dickson, Washington bureau chief, Modern Healthcare


Christopher Collins, M.D., rheumatologist, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Allie Gutshall, patient advocate and volunteer, Lupus Foundation of America

Sue Dillon, Ph.D., global therapeutic area head, Janssen Immunology

Registration is now closed. Contact if you have any questions.

The Annual Meeting will be livestreamed, check back here to view during the event. 

Click here to view the livestream at full screen. 

Media Contacts

Suzanne Ffolkes
VP Communications

Anna Briseño
Senior Manager of Communications

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco