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Jennifer Roberts, Ph.D.

Director, Resilient Systems

Dr. Jennifer Roberts joined ARPA-H in February 2023 from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she was the assistant director of Health Technologies. She has a broad background in both engineering and computer science and has overseen research programs and strategy development on topics such as cyber security, healthcare data interoperability, artificial intelligence for synthetic biology, and information integrity.

Before joining the White House, Roberts worked for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as deputy director of the Information Innovation Office. During this time, she received the prestigious Superior Public Service Medal for her contributions to the fields of artificial intelligence and cyber security. Roberts has a Ph.D. in computer science from MIT, which she attended as both a National Science Foundation and Hertz Foundation Fellow.


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