Alan Leshner

Interim Chief Executive Officer & Executive Publisher, Science Family of Journals at American Association for the Advancement of Science

Alan Leshner

Alan Leshner

Interim Chief Executive Officer & Executive Publisher, Science Family of Journals at American Association for the Advancement of Science

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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5515

Number of Boards

15

Number of Awards

3

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Director at University of Michigan - Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

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President-Elect & Director at American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Professor of Physics at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Center for Advanced Studies

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Chief Executive Officer at American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Former Executive Publisher, Science at American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Former Foreign Secretary at Institute of Medicine

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Professor of Entomology at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Center for Advanced Studies

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President at Brigham & Women's Physicians Organization, Inc.

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Professor Emeritus, Health Policy & Management at University of California Berkeley - School of Public Health

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Alan Leshner
Interim Chief Executive Officer & Executive Publisher, Science Family of Journals at American Association for the Advancement of Science
Education
Undergraduate Degree in Psychology

Franklin & Marshall was established in 1787 with a gift of 200 British pounds from Benjamin Franklin, and is located in historic Lancaster, a dynamic city with a thriving arts scene. The College enrolls 2,324 students. The average class size is 19 students, and the student-faculty ratio is 9:1. Our students receive more than $500,000 in research grants every year.

Doctorate Degree

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live. Founded in 1766, Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate; postdoctoral fellowships to residencies; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Fellow
Current

National Academy of Public Administration provides evaluation, analysis and recommendation for public management, governance, policy and operational situations. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Career History
Interim Chief Executive Officer & Executive Publisher, Science Family of Journals
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Deputy Director & Acting Director
Prior
Professor of Psychology
Prior

Established in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg; renamed Bucknell University in 1886 in honor of William Bucknell, a major benefactor. The University is highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational (since 1883), residential, and undergraduate, with a small graduate program.

Boards & Committees
Vice Chair, Governing Council
Prior

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly called the Institute of Medicine (IoM), is an American nonprofit, non-governmental organization. The National Academy of Medicine is a part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and the National Research Council (NRC). The National Academy of Medicine provides national advice on issues relating to biomedical science, medicine, and health, and serves as an adviser to the nation to improve health. It aims to provide unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy to policy-makers, professionals, leaders in every sector of society, and the public at large. Operating outside the framework of the U.S. federal government, it relies on a volunteer workforce of scientists and other experts, operating under a formal peer-review system. As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in a relevant field as well as for their willingness to participate actively.

Trustee
Prior

GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCES,INC. PROVIDES THE PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF FRONTIER RESEARCH IN THE BIOLOG- ICAL, CHEMICAL, & PHYSICAL SCIENCES, & THEIR RELATED TECHNOLOGIES.

Member, Governing Board
Prior

The National Research Council provides science, technology and health policy consulting and advice. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Director
1994 - 2001
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,500 - $10K
2018

Research!America is the nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority. We urge Congress and the administration to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) at levels that keep pace with scientific opportunity. We also advocate for federal funding for global health research and a legislative and regulatory climate that stimulates growth in industry research and development.

$2,500 - $4,999
2018

Society for Science & the Public Society for Science & the Public operates as a non-profit organization, which engages in the provision of educational services. It offers scientific literacy; science, technology, engineering, and math education; and scientific research. The company was founded by Edward Willis Scripps and William Emerson Ritter in 1921 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$1,500 - $10K
2017

Research!America is the nation's largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority. We urge Congress and the administration to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Science Foundation (NSF) at levels that keep pace with scientific opportunity. We also advocate for federal funding for global health research and a legislative and regulatory climate that stimulates growth in industry research and development.

Awards & Honors
Franklin & Marshall College
St.-Petersburg State I.P.Pavlov Medical University
Fulbright Scholar
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