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Straight Talk: The Future of Medical and Health Research

National Health Research Forum


WHAT: Leaders from government, industry, academia and patient advocacy organizations will explore the future of R&D investments, policy trends, public-private partnerships, public health and social sciences research, global health threats and other timely medical and health research issues in panel discussions hosted by Research!America.

WHO: Confirmed panelists include the following:

  • France Córdova, PhD, Director, National Science Foundation
  • Anthony Fauci, MD, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Richard Kronick, PhD, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Janet Woodcock, MD, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

Panel moderators:

  • Corby Kummer, senior editor, The Atlantic
  • Lori Montenegro, national correspondent, Telemundo
  • Margot Sanger-Katz, health care correspondent, New York Times, The Upshot section

WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Newseum Knight Conference Center 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC


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