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Danielle Carnival

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Danielle Carnival

Deputy Assistant to the President for the Cancer Moonshot; Deputy Director for Health Outcomes, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House
Danielle Carnival

Danielle Carnival, Ph.D. is Deputy Assistant to the President for the Cancer Moonshot and Deputy Director for Health Outcomes in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She contributes to the Biden-Harris Administration’s effort to improve health outcomes for the American people, including leading the effort to achieve the President’s goal of ending cancer as we know it. As CEO of I AM ALS from 2018-2021, Dr. Carnival provided strategic leadership and management for this patient-driven community that is reshaping public understanding of ALS, providing key resources to the community, and creating opportunities for patients to lead the fight against ALS and the drive for cures. Prior, Danielle was Vice President of the Biden Cancer Initiative. From 2010 to 2017, Dr. Carnival worked at White House on issues in the areas of health and biomedical policy, STEM education, and advancing equity in STEM fields, among others. She served as Chief of Staff for the White House Cancer Moonshot and was entrusted with leadership roles for the President and Vice President on some of their signature initiatives and events, including White House Science Fairs, College Opportunity Days of Action, and Computer Science for All and Diversity in STEM initiatives. Danielle earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Georgetown University, and B.S. in Biochemistry from Boston College.