Joan Samuelson

Joan Samuelson

Joan Benoit Samuelson is an American marathon runner who won gold at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the year that the women's marathon was introduced. As a result, she was the first-ever women's Olympic marathon champion. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Joan Samuelson has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 House Committee. The year with the most videos was 2002 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1999 with an average of 644 views per program. Most common tag: Research.

Appearances by Title:c. February 3, 1993 - Present President, Parkinson's Action Network Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Communication and Health Issues

    Communication and Health Issues

    The National Governors Association held its annual winter meeting. The focus of the meeting was on the chairman’s “Healthy America”…

  • Disease Research Funding

    Disease Research Funding

    Mr. McConnell and Ms. Samuelson discussed lobbying for disease research funding, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s…

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Parkinson's Disease

    Witnesses testified about funding for research into the cause and cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Among the issues they…

  • Morris K. Udall Awards Dinner

    Morris K. Udall Awards Dinner

    Senator Mack and Representative Porter received the Morris K. Udall Award for their efforts to make medical research for…

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