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Cynthia Grossman
Director, FasterCures


Cynthia (Cyndi) Grossman is a director of FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute. Prior to joining FasterCures, Grossman was chief of the HIV Care Engagement and Secondary Prevention Program in the Division of AIDS Research at the National Institute of Mental Health. Her grant portfolio focused on research to improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, including reducing the risk of onward transmission.

She has spent her career encouraging research to address the unmet patient needs related to mental health, stigma, and other social determinants of health. She has also played a lead role in defining the social and behavioral scientific agenda for microbicides as HIV prevention as well as HIV cure related research.

Grossman hold a bachelor’s degree in psychology and biology from Earlham College, a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont and completed her postdoctoral work at Brown University. She works at the Institute's Washington, DC office.

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