Kathy L. Hudson, PhD
Deputy Director for Science, Outreach and Policy, NIH

Kathy is the Deputy Director for Science, Outreach, and Policy at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Hudson leads the science policy, legislation, communications, and outreach efforts of the NIH and serves as a senior advisor to the NIH director. She directs the agency’s efforts to advance biomedical science through policy development and innovative projects and partnerships such as the President’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative and the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI).