Carrie D. Wolinetz, Ph.D. is the Deputy Director for Health & Life Sciences for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), where she helps advance priority presidential efforts including pandemic preparedness, health systems & health equity, and accelerating innovation to patients. Prior to joining OSTP, she served as Acting Chief of Staff to the Director of the National Institutes of Health, as well as the NIH Associate Director for Science Policy, and Director of NIH’s Office of Science Policy. During her time at NIH, Carrie led development of significant agency policies, including data management and sharing, clinical trials stewardship reform, and addressing sexual harassment, and stood up the Novel and Exceptional Technology & Research Advisory Council (NExTRAC). Before entering government service, Carrie worked for the Association of American Universities (AAU) as Deputy Vice President for Federal Relations. She also has served as President of United for Medical Research, and at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) as Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Relations.