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Jason Roos, Ph.D.

Director, Scalable Solutions

Dr. Jason Roos joined ARPA-H in March 2024. Before ARPA-H, Roos was a senior leader in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR), where he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director of the HHS Coordination Operations and Response Element (H-CORE). There, he was responsible for leading the end-to-end operational coordination, logistics, and data systems management for the nationwide distribution of FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and home use diagnostic tests. 

Roos holds a doctorate in Biochemistry and Cellular Molecular Biology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a master’s in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University Eisenhower School.  He has over a decade of federal product development and leadership experience in the areas of protection and early detection of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and global health threats. His passion is using data-informed strategies to analyze and address highly complex national security and public health problems.