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"Rock Star of Science" calls for a strengthening of U.S. investment in research

Like our own Frank Longo, MD, PhD, Susan Blumenthal, MD, MPA, former U.S. assistant surgeon general, is featured in this year's Rock Stars of Science campaign. In a Huffington Post piece, Blumenthal discusses how the campaign, which aims to support research funding and get young people interested in a career in science, draws attention to the need for the U.S. to strengthen its investment in research. She also outlines six action items - included in a recent report from the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress - to ensure that this happens.

It's lengthy but worth a read.

Previously: Stanford neurologist rocks out for science and Stanford "rock doc" talks about science as a career

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