Sally McNagny, M.D., M.P.H., fellow of the American College of Physicians,is an independent life sciences consultant who develops biomedical research funding strategies for foundations and bank trust departments.
During her 12-year tenure as Director of The Medical Foundation division at Health Resources in Action, she oversaw the investment of more than $150 million in grant support for life sciences research and training.
She also served as Board Chair (2012 - 2013) of the Health Research Alliance, a membership organization of non-governmental funders of medical research and training whose members' award more than $1.5 billion annually to biomedical investigators across the United States and abroad.
Dr. McNagny holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School, an M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health, and completed her medical residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
She served on the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine for 11 years, where she was principal investigator for the Emory site of the National Institutes of Health Women's Health Initiative and other clinical research trials in the field of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy.
also conducted health services research studies in access to care, high blood pressure management, and smoking cessation.
Her research has been published in leading journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Annals of Internal Medicine.