Category: Health & Research Policy (Page 2)

March 20, 2018

Alliance Releases Statement on The Right to Try Act of 2018

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, issued the following statement in anticipation of the second…
January 19, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for Older Adults?

Last month, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed the U.S. Congress. This legislation represents the most sweeping change in…
November 13, 2017

Alliance Statement in Support of Nomination of Alex Azar as Secretary of U.S. Health and Human Services

The Alliance for Aging Research’s (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement in support of the nomination of Alex Azar for secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
November 9, 2017

Alliance Statement on the Medical Expense Deduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

The Alliance for Aging Research’s President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the following statement regarding the elimination of the Medical Expense Deduction in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017:  
October 5, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Names James G. Scott Chair of Its Board of Directors

The nonprofit Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) announces James “Jim” G. Scott as the new chair and Bruce Garren as the new vice chair of its Board of Directors.
September 26, 2017

Alliance for Aging Research Honors Heroes in Health at 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner

The Alliance for Aging Research honors Senator Tom Carper (DE), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Nobel Prize-winning scientist Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., University of California, Elissa Epel, Ph.D, University of California, San Francisco, and former United States Congressman Tony Coelho at its 24th Annual Bipartisan Congressional Awards Dinner.
September 12, 2017

Missy Jenkins Joins Alliance for Aging Research as Vice President of Public Policy

Today the Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) is pleased to announce that respected policy expert Ellen Dunbar “Missy” Jenkins has joined the organization as its new vice president of public policy. 
September 12, 2017

The Rally for Medical Research Comes to Washington, D.C., September 14

This Thursday, September 14, the Rally for Medical Research brings thousands of Americans of Washington, D.C., to urge policymakers to make funding for medical research a national priority. 
August 3, 2017

Alliance Statement on the U.S. Senate’s Passage of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) issued a statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.
June 23, 2017

Statement in Support of House Hearing, ‘Examining Ethical Responsibilities Regarding Attorney Advertising’

Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in support of a June 23, 2017, hearing being held by the United States House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, titled “Examining Ethical Responsibilities Regarding Attorney Advertising."