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Cara Altimus

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Cara Altimus

Senior Director, Center for Strategic Philanthropy, Milken Institute
Cara Altimus

Dr. Cara Altimus is Senior Director and leads the Center for Strategic Philanthropy’s Science and Health practice. Dr. Altimus has worked with a wide range of philanthropists focused on developing scientific strategy for new initiatives totaling more than $750 million in deployed funding and seeded several multi-funder research collaboratives. Dr. Altimus brings a strong passion for promoting scientific rigor and facilitating science that will positively impact patient communities. Before joining Milken, Dr. Altimus led the Neural Interfaces Laboratory and provided scientific expertise for neural device applications at FDA.