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October 16 Research and Innovation forum features Senators Manchin and Capito

President Mary J.C. Hendrix introduced Senator Shelley Moore Capito and Senator Joe Manchin at the West Virginia Research and Innovation: A Catalyst for Better Health and Economic Growth forum.

The West Virginia Research and Innovation: A Catalyst for Better Health and Economic Growth forum, sponsored by Shepherd and Research!America, attracted a capacity crowd in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education auditorium on Monday, October 16.

Speakers included Senator Joe Manchin; Senator Shelley Moore Capito; Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America; Dr. Brad Fenwick, Elsevier senior vice president; Dr. Marcia Brand, Dental Quest Foundation senior advisor; Fred White, senior director of business development at ABS Consulting; Col. Ad Godinez from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy; and Cannon Wadsworth, director, state and commercial programs at Global Science and Technology, Inc. A panel discussion was led by Judy Jones, founding director, National Health Policy.

The forum was live streamed to the Storer Ballroom and on YouTube. Links to the slides presented by the panelists and the video are available here: http://www.shepherd.edu/research-america.

Participants in the panel discussion, led by Judy Miller Jones (r.), included (l. to r.) Dr. Brad Fenwick, Cannon Wadsworth, Fred T. White, Dr. Marcia Brand, and Col. Ad Godinez.