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Wednesday, May 9 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Keynote Speaker: Mary Woolley

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This Keynote Presentation is sponsored by the School of Medicine Research Roadmap

Mary Woolley is the president of Research!America, the nation's largest not-for-profit, membership supported grassroots public education and advocacy organization committed to making medical and health research a higher national priority.  A native of Chicago, Woolley received a bachelor of science from Stanford University, a master of arts from San Francisco State University, and an honorary doctoral degree from the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. In her early career, Woolley served as San Francisco project director for the then largest-ever NIH-funded clinical trial, the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT). In 1981, she became administrator of the Medical Research Institute of San Francisco, and in 1986 was named the Institute's executive director and CEO. Woolley has served as president and CEO of Research!America since 1990.  Woolley is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and serves on its Governing Council, is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and serves on the National Academies Board on Life Sciences. Additionally, she is a founding member of the Board of Associates of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.  Mary has a 30-year editorial and publication history on science advocacy and research related topics. She has been published in Science, Nature, Issues in Science and Technology, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association, The Scientist, Women's Health Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others.

Wednesday May 9, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
OHSU Auditorium

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