The 2015 AAHC Research Meeting, The Obesity Epidemic and Emerging Trends in Health Science Research, December 3-4 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Washington, DC. This year’s meeting program will focus on the science of obesity, with additional sessions on “big data,” population health, and new funding sources and trends.

Additions to the program include:

New Speaker - Big Data, Obesity, and Health Science Research: Presentations and Panel Discussion
Subha Madhavan, PhD, Director, Biomedical Informatics, Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics, Georgetown University Medical Center

New Speaker - 21st Century Cures Act: Impact and Analysis Panel
Patrick White, President, ACT for NIH

New Session - PCORI Research and Funding Trends, Update on PCORnet

Jean R. Slutsky, PA, MSPH, Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer and Program Director for Communication and Dissemination Research, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

The 2015 AAHC Research Meeting is designed for current and aspiring research leaders, and registration is open to faculty and staff from AAHC member institutions, including all AAHC executive leadership group members. Those encouraged to attend include: vice presidents for research, associate/vice deans and chancellors for research, institute and center directors, and others involved in leading and managing the academic health science research enterprise.