Diana M. Zuckerman

Diana M. Zuckerman is president of the National Center for Health Research and founder of its Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund. She obtained her PhD at Ohio State University and did her post-doctoral training in epidemiology at Yale University. She was on the faculty at Vassar College and Yale University and conducted research at Harvard University before moving to Washington, DC, to work on health policy issues in the US Congress and the Clinton administration. She frequently testifies before Congress, the FDA, and state legislators. She is the first nonphysician inducted into the Women in Medicine International Hall of Fame, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Reagan-Udall Foundation and the Alliance for a Stronger FDA. She is the author of five books, several book chapters, and dozens of articles in academic journals.