Jessica Avery

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Jessica Avery

Science and Technology Policy Analyst, Center for Innovation Strategy and Policy

Jessica Avery has seven years of experience in science and technology policy development and analysis, science communications and scientific program support.

Prior to joining SRI, Avery worked in the Office of Science Policy (OSP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In her position, she was responsible for analyzing, synthesizing and preparing science policy materials for NIH leadership on a variety of topics, including translational medicine, dual use research of concern, scientific collections, the value of biomedical research, and substance use, abuse and addiction research.

While in OSP, she coordinated and provided technical support for several high profile meetings held by the NIH Office of the Director. Avery also supported the National Institute on Drug Abuse as an exhibitor at national conferences and has significant experience in publication development for U.S. scientific agencies.

She holds a B.S. in biology from Duke University. 

Jessica Avery