Dr. Daniel Pham is an associate director at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy. He utilizes his expertise in scientific research, neuroscience, science policy, and advocacy to advise philanthropic partners on opportunities to make the biggest impact in various fields of science and health. Pham previously worked at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, relaying the needs of more than 12,000 scientists to the U.S. Congress, state and local governments, and federal scientific agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. He is also on the Board of Directors of Future of Research, a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to supporting early career scientists. He is the founder of Project Bridge, a student group that encourages scientists to engage with the public and their political representatives. Pham received his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from UCLA and a doctorate in neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University.