Jennifer Luray is the Vice President of Strategy and Communications at Research!America, the nation’s largest nonprofit alliance advocating for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all.  As Senior Advisor, Ms. Luray collaborates across Research!America’s policy, development and communications departments to build partnerships and enhance capacity.

Ms. Luray directed U.S. policy and government affairs at BD and Abbott, where she partnered with internal and external stakeholders to address regulatory, payment and public health issues related to diagnostics, medication safety, antibiotic stewardship and insulin monitoring.

In addition, Ms. Luray served as Chief of Staff to former Senator Barbara Mikulski, Legislative Director to Congresswoman Nita Lowey, and Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Women’s Initiatives and Outreach in the Clinton Administration.  She received her Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.  Ms. Luray is a Stakeholder Advisory Board member of the Johns Hopkins ALACRITY Center.