Wednesday, March 25, 2009

2009 National Forum: Science in the Service of the Nation

Tuesday, March 24, 2009
12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
National Press Club
Washington, DC

Part 1:
Opening remarks by Research!America president & CEO Mary Woolley
Keynote address by Research!America board chairman, The Honorable John Edward Porter

Part 2:
Introduction of moderator Clive Crook, senior editor, The Atlantic by Mary Woolley
Panel 1: Science in the Service of America's Global Image
  • Richard Besser, MD, acting director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, associate professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
  • Patricia Murphy, director, Office of International Health and Biodefense, Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science, U.S. State Department
  • Chris Viehbacher, CEO, sanofi-aventis
Part 3:
Panel 2: Science in the Service of the Economy and America's Health
  • Carolyn Clancy, MD, director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Raynard Kington, MD, PhD, acting director, National Institutes of Health
  • Debra Lappin, JD, senior vice president, B&D Consulting, LLC
  • Bill Peck, MD, director, Center for Health Policy, Washington University School of Medicine
Closing remarks by Mary Woolley