Brittany Meyer is the lead policy staffer on all research-related issues including federal research funding at the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, and the Food and Drug Administration, research freedom and other issues impacting the research ecosystem.
She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Coalition for Health Funding, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit alliance representing more than 100 million patients, consumers, professionals and researchers. The coalition works to preserve public health investments in the interest of all Americans.
She has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a research assistant in a neuroscience laboratory, and obtained a juris doctorate from the American University, Washington College of Law, where she focused on environmental law.
Prior to starting at MJFF, she was the Federal Advocacy Manager at the Society for Neuroscience, and has worked at several other nonprofits and federal agencies.