Legislative push may boost urology research efforts

August 1, 2003

AUA's 2-year-old Office of Research has taken an active role in suchareas as legislation, data collection, and communication within the urologicresearch community, all of which are designed to advance research and improvethe care of patients with urologic diseases. Monica Liebert, PhD, directorof the Office of Research, discusses these and other key initiatives inthis exclusive Urology Times interview. The interview was conducted by UTEditorial Consultant Richard D. Williams, MD, professor and chairman ofthe department of urology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.