79 John F. Kennedy
Cambridge, MA, 02138
Senior Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
Dr. David P. Hajjar is a Senior Fellow is in the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program. He is currently the Rhodes Professor and Dean Emeritus of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Cornell University in New York. His current interests focus on the development of public policies to strengthen science in the Gulf Arab States and to determine how the international community can accelerate progress in basic science research to reduce the knowledge gap in the Middle East. He holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of New Hampshire; he has published over 170 papers on cardiovascular research during his thirty-five year tenure on the Cornell faculty; and has received numerous scientific awards in his research field. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was Fulbright Scholar in 2010–2011.