Debbie Forrest

President, ACT for NIH Foundation

Debbie Forrest leads the ACT for NIH Foundation with extensive Capitol Hill and community outreach experience. Debbie has served as a health care policy consultant, as well as the Deputy Director for the President’s Bioethics Commission and Senior Policy Advisor for Health and Social Policy in the office of Senator Joe Lieberman. Debbie also worked on Senator Lieberman’s 2004 presidential campaign staff and served as Senior Policy Advisor for Congressman Robert T. Matsui. Debbie received her Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Michigan and her B.A. from Duke University.