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Margaret Hamburg

ISC Fellow (2023)

Dr. Hamburg is an internationally recognized leader in public health, medicine, and science. She is co-president of the InterAcademy Partnership, an international consortium of academies of science, engineering and medicine, and also serves as vice-chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board and is on the State Department’s Foreign Policy Advisory Board.

Previous leadership roles include: Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; National Academy of Medicine Foreign Secretary, President/Chair, American Association for the Advancement of Science, VP/Senior Scientist, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; NYC Health Commissioner; and Assistant Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.

Dr. Hamburg sits on numerous boards, including the Commonwealth Fund, the Nature Conservancy, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Lasker Foundation, The Broad Institute, The Nuclear Threat Initiative, The Council on Foreign Relations, the China Medical Board, Resolve to Save Lives, and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.

Dr Hamburg is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.

The page has been updated in May 2024.

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