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Hearing on "Investing in Public Health: Legislation to Support Patients, Workers, and Research"

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 11:00am
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid legislative hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 11 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "Investing in Public Health: Legislation to Support Patients, Workers, and Research."


Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chairwoman Eshoo as prepared for delivery





H.R. 2007, the “Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021”

H.R. 3773, the “Pediatricians Accelerate Childhood Therapies Act of 2021” or the “PACT Act of 2021”

H.R. 5141, the “Maximizing Outcomes through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act”

H.R. 5442, the “Fix Nondisclosure of Influence in Health Research Act”

H.R. 5478, the “Protecting the Integrity of our Biomedical Research Act of 2021”

H.R. 6305, the “Protect America’s Biomedical Research Enterprise Act of 2021”

H.R. 7565, the “NIH Implementing a Maternal health and Pregnancy Outcomes Vision for Everyone Act of 2022” or the “NIH IMPROVE Act”

H.R. 7845, the “NIH Clinical Trial Diversity Act of 2022”

H.R. 8151, the “Building a Sustainable Workforce for Healthy Communities Act”

H.R. 8163, the “Improving Trauma Systems and Emergency Care Act”

H.R. 8169, the "Rural Telehealth Access Task Force Act"



Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Ph.D., M.D., M.A.S.
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Lee Goldman, M.D. Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco



Kevin Croston, M.D.
North Memorial Health



Tanika Gray Valbrun
Founder and President
The White Dress Project



Michael D. Shannon
Executive/President of Government Solutions
IPTalons, Inc.



Desiree Sweeney
NEW Health



Leslie R. Walker-Harding, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.S.A.H.M.
Ford/Morgan Endowed Professor
Chair Department of Pediatrics/Associate Dean
University of Washington
Chief Academic Officer/Senior Vice President
Seattle Children’s Hospital