DANIEL P. PERRY
Daniel Perry is the President of the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1986, the Alliance is a leading U.S. citizen advocacy organization for promoting a broad agenda of medical and scientific research to improve the health and independence of older people.
Mr. Perry's background spans a wide range of health policy, governmental, political and journalistic experience. Mr. Perry held staff positions for more than a dozen years on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. He has been a key advisor on aging and medical research policies to Democratic and Republican legislators and Presidents. He has led a number of large and politically potent coalitions advancing research in aging, Alzheimer’s disease and for embryonic stem cell research.
He is an advisor to the Institute on Aging of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, and a member of the National Advisory Council on Aging – having been appointed in 2010 by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
As a journalist he was the recipient of many awards and citations, including a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.