May 3, 2010 —
Watch a special live musical performance of Appropriations Blues by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, playing guitar and singing with U.S. Representative David Obey on harmonica. Their performance was a highlight of the 2010 Research!America Advocacy Awards Dinner.
February 21, 2010 —
Dr. Collins introduced Dr. Hans Rosling, professor of International health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and co-founder of Gapminder, a non-profit organization promoting understanding of public statistics. Dr. Rosling discussed “The New Health Gap: Science for Emerging Economies vs. the Bottom Billion" using animated graphics to demonstrate and promote sustainable global development goals.