Tom Pollard, father of life science policy advocacy
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Tom Pollard has played an instrumental role in the creation of the life science policy and advocacy programs familiar to life scientists today. This article reviews the creation of that program and the role Tom played. In addition, it briefly discusses advocacy activities now available to life scientists and why they should participate in these activities.
KeywordsLife science policy advocacy Policy activities Science advocacy
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Kevin Wilson declares that he has no conflict of interest.
This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by the author.