Dr. Cynthia (Cyndi) Grossman is director, Science of Patient Input at FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, leading efforts to improve health by expanding opportunities for patients? perspectives to shape the processes by which new therapies are discovered, developed and delivered. Prior to joining FasterCures, Dr. Grossman was chief of the HIV Care Engagement and Secondary Prevention Program at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).?At NIH, she worked on collaborative efforts to define the social and behavioral scientific agenda for the development and clinical testing of microbicides as HIV prevention and HIV cure related research. Dr. Grossman graduated Phi Betta Kappa from Earlham College with a BA in psychology and biology and earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont. Dr. Grossman has been the recipient of a National Science Foundation Incentives for Excellence Scholarship, an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Services Award, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.