Jenny Luray

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Public Engagement

Jenny is the Senior Vice President for Strategy and Public Engagement at Research!America. She leads the communications team and several grant-funded programs related to civic science in addition to playing a number of cross-cutting roles. While in leadership positions in government, industry, and the non-profit sector, Jenny has championed over her career, a range of significant policy issues across the medical, scientific, and public health ecosystems.

Prior to joining Research!America, she served as Chief of Staff to former Senator Barbara Mikulski, Legislative Director to former Congresswoman Nita Lowey, and Deputy Assistant to the President in the Clinton White House. Jenny directed U.S. policy and government affairs for two global life science companies, BD and Abbott, and she led the Susan G. Komen Advocacy Alliance as its president. Jenny serves on the National Academy of Medicine Communications Advisory Group, the Coalition for Trust in Health and Science Convening Committee, and the Brown University School of Public Health Advisory Council.

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