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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) – What You Need to Know
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Hear from leading voices in biomedical research advocacy about policy issues affecting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and what to expect in 2018 and 2019.

When: Monday, October 22, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00pm
Where: AARP
601 E Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20004
United States
Contact: WGR Office

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Event Description

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s medical research agency and the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world, supporting scientific discoveries that impact Americans’ lives every day. Join us to hear from a distinguished group of speakers about what NIH is, what NIH does, why it is important, and what to expect as Congress completes consideration of funding for the National Institutes of Health for Fiscal Year 2019.


  • Tannaz Rasouli, Senior Director, Public Policy & Strategic Outreach, Association of American Medical Colleges and Executive Director of the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research
  • Mary Lee Watts, MPH, RD, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Sara Singleton, Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Event Fees:

  • Members: $20
  • Non-Members: $40

This is event is off the record and not for press purposes.

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