The coronavirus pandemic has underlined the value of clearly communicating scientific data, public health guidance and risk factors amidst uncertainty. Join Washington Post Live for a series of conversations with Francis S. Collins, former director of the National Institutes of Health, Katrine Wallace, an epidemiologist from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, and Kurt Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Hospital, about strengthening trust in science across society, countering misinformation and navigating heightened political divisions.
Special Adviser to the President for Special Projects
Former Director, National Institutes of Health
Epidemiologist, University of Illinois Chicago, School of Public Health
President & CEO, Children’s National Hospital
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Advancing Transparency in Industry-Funded Science
Research collaborations to develop and translate scientific innovation are essential for overcoming the most pressing challenges of our time.
Partnerships involving private-sector funding, however, are sometimes regarded with skepticism. In a segment presented by Bayer, Matthias Berninger, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability, will be joined by Dr. Cary Funk, Director of Science and Society Research, Pew Research Center to discuss: How can companies strengthen public trust in industry-funded research through more transparency?
Executive Vice President & Head of Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability, Bayer
Director of Science and Society Research, Pew Research Center