Margaret A. Anderson biography
Executive Director,FasterCures/The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions
Margaret Anderson is Executive Director of FasterCures/The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions, defining the organization’s strategic priorities and positions on key issues, developing its programmatic portfolio, and managing its operations. Prior to her appointment as Executive Director, she was FasterCures’ COO for five years. Anderson previously served as deputy director of the Academy for Educational Development (AED), where she was also a team leader in the Center on AIDS & Community Health. Prior to AED, she led programs and studies at the Society for Women’s Health Research, the American Public Health Association and the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. She serves on the boards of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA and the Council for American Medical Innovation, and she has held numerous committee and coalition memberships for federal agencies and professional associations in the biomedical and public health arena. Anderson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in science, technology and public policy from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.