Date and Time
June 22, 2023
3:00–4:00 p.m. ET
Throughout this digital fireplace chat, Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Analysis!America, and Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being (NIMH) Director Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., mentioned the significance of advocacy to make sure we have now a powerful and thriving well being and medical analysis system. They mentioned Ms. Woolley’s historical past and expertise as an advocate for analysis, checked out a current survey of Individuals’ opinions on mind well being, explored the historical past of bipartisan consensus on medical analysis, and mentioned the significance of – and methods for – public engagement by scientists.
Learn the transcript.
About Ms. Woolley
Mary Woolley is the President and CEO of Analysis!America, an alliance that advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to attain higher well being for all. Woolley is an elected Nationwide Academy of Drugs member and served two phrases on its Governing Council. She is a Fellow of the American Affiliation for the Development of Science. She has served on the Nationwide Academy of Sciences Board on Larger Training and the Workforce and the Board on Life Sciences. She is a Founding Member of the Board of Associates of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Analysis and served as a member of the College of Chicago Medical Middle’s Division of the Organic Sciences and the Pritzker Faculty of Drugs Council. She is co-chair of the Science and Expertise Motion Committee.
Woolley holds honorary doctoral levels from Wayne State College and Northeast Ohio Medical College. Woolley has additionally served as president of the Affiliation of Impartial Analysis Institutes, as a reviewer for the Nationwide Institutes of Well being and Nationwide Science Basis, and as a guide to a number of analysis organizations. She has a 35-year publication historical past on science advocacy and research-related matters and is a sought-after speaker, typically interviewed by science, information, and coverage journalists.
Concerning the Director’s Innovation Speaker Sequence
NIMH established the Director’s Innovation Speaker Sequence to encourage broad, interdisciplinary pondering in creating scientific initiatives and packages and to press for theoretical leaps in science over the continuation of incremental thought. Innovation audio system are inspired to explain their work from the angle of breaking via present boundaries and creating profitable new concepts, in addition to working exterior their main space of experience in ways in which have pushed their fields ahead. We encourage discussions of the which means of innovation, creativity, breakthroughs, and paradigm-shifting.
Division of Extramural Actions
Closed captioning and an indication language interpreter shall be supplied for this occasion.