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President Emerita, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Enriqueta Bond until recently served as president of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, an independent private foundation that advances medical science and the treatment of disease by supporting research and other scientific, scholarly, and educational efforts. Prior to joining Burroughs Wellcome, Dr. Bond served a distinguished tenure at the National Academy of Sciences, most recently as chief executive officer of the Institute of Medicine but also as director of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, director of the Division of Health Sciences Policy, and senior staff officer. She holds a Ph.D. in biology-biochemical genetics from Georgetown University, an M.A. in biology-genetics from the University of Virginia, and an A.B. in zoology and physiology from Wellesley College. Dr. Bond is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Institute of Medicine’s Walsh McDermott Medal in recognition of distinguished service to the National Academies over an extended period of time. She is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Institute of Medicine, and other prestigious scientific organizations.