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Sue Peschin, MHS

Sue Peschin, MHS, is president and CEO of the Alliance for Aging Research, a non-profit organization leading the way to a healthier, more dignified aging experience for all. The
Alliance’s vision is to create a culture that respects aging as a greater good and values investments that advance independence, dignity, and equity. Ms. Peschin has led efforts to increase federal investment in aging research; raise awareness of geriatric cardiovascular diseases; develop Talk NERDY to Me (NERDY-Nurturing Engagement in Research and Development with You), an older patient and family caregiver research engagement network; address costs of healthcare and value frameworks; and improve
Medicare treatment access. Ms. Peschin serves on the Boards of Heart Valve Voice U.S., the National Health Council, and the Preparedness and Treatment Equity Coalition; the
Committee for Advancement of Respite Research; as a member of the USP Council of the Convention; the Science Advisory Board for the UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in
Regulatory Science and Innovation; and on the UMD Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center Community Advisory Board. Previously, Sue served in senior roles
at the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Consumer Federation of America, Hadassah, and the Violence Policy Center. Ms. Peschin earned a B.A. in Sociology from Brandeis
University, and a M.H.S. degree in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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