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Forum Agenda

10 a.m.
Introduction of Shepherd University President Mary J.C. Hendrix by
Dr. Ray Smock, Director of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education

10:05 a.m.
President Hendrix introduces Senator Joe Manchin

10:35 a.m.
President Hendrix introduces Senator Shelley Moore Capito

11:05 a.m.
Mary Woolley
President, Research!America
Results of the Survey of West Virginians

11:13 a.m.
Brad Fenwick, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., DACVM
Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances, Elsevier

11:20 a.m.
Panel Discussion and Q&A

Rear Admiral James C. “Jim” Olson, USCG (ret.)
U.S. Interdiction Coordinator, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President
Alarming Drug Use in America

Marcia K. Brand, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, Dental Quest Foundation
Improving Health Outcomes in Rural Appalachia

Fred White
Senior Director of Business Development, ABS Consulting
Investing in West Virginia

Cannon Wadsworth
Director, State and Commercial Programs at Global Science & Technology, Inc.­
Research and Innovation

Brad Fenwick, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., DACVM
Senior Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances, Elsevier
West Virginia’s Knowledge Economy

Moderator: Judy Miller Jones, Founding Director, National Health Policy Forum

12:30 p.m.
A networking lunch will follow the program in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education rotunda.

1:30 p.m.
Tour of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Congressional Collections