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2023 National Health Research Forum – Hosted by Research! Amercia

September 19, 2023 @ 9:30 am - September 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

The Forum is designed to engage our audience in discussions with top federal officials, research leaders, and distinguished national media as we explore health and R&D-related issues that are vital to the wellbeing of our nation, our economy, and patients in the U.S. and across the globe. This year’s theme is Straight Talk. Join us as we highlight hard-won advances against deadly and debilitating health threats, discuss approaches to remaining challenges, and identify opportunities to leverage our successes to accelerate the pace and reach of progress going forward.

Day 1 of the Forum is free AND fully virtual. Take a look a the Day 1 agenda to see what sessions interest you most!

9:30 a.m. — Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:00 a.m. — Mental Health Research

10:50 a.m. — IRA Implementation Update

11:30 a.m. — Climate and Infection Control

12:20 p.m. — Combatting Misinformation

1:10 p.m. — What Happens with My Data in Health Research?

1:50 p.m. — Fireside Chat: The Future of Research and Innovation

2:30 p.m. — Patient Voice

2:50 p.m. — Reimagining Clinical Trials

3:45 p.m. — Chips and Science One Year Later

4:25 p.m. — Bolstering our Research Workforce

5:25 p.m. — Priorities and Progress: A Conversation with FDA Commissioner Rob Califf

Day 2 of the Forum will be in-person only at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, followed by a networking reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. If you will be in the DC area, we welcome you to join us!

We are privileged that the following leaders, among others, are participating in this year’s forum:

  • Lawrence A. Tabak, DDS, PhD, Acting Director, NIH
  • Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, FDA
  • Sethuraman Panchanathan, PhD, Director, NSF
  • Robert Otto Valdez, PhD, MHSA, Director, AHRQ
  • Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD, Director, NIMH
  • Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD, Director, NIMHD
  • Marie Bernard, MD, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, NIH
  • Nakela Cook, MD, MPH, Executive Director, PCORI