Senior Vice President of External Affairs
Lauren Silvis serves as Senior Vice President of External Affairs, overseeing regulatory, public policy and government affairs. Silvis has held number of senior career public health roles, serving as a Senior Advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Deputy Center Director for Policy in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health. During her time in government, she advanced policies to promote innovation in precision medicine, real world evidence, clinical trials and digital health. Silvis serves as a board member for the Personalized Medicine Coalition and the American Heart Association, Greater Washington Region. She was a partner at the international law firm Sidley Austin LLP, focusing on regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Silvis graduated from Duke University and earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.