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Shamiram (Shami) R. Feinglass, MD, MPH, is the chief medical officer and VP of global medical affairs and policy for Diagnostics and Life Sciences at Danaher. Driving inclusion and diversity in every environment in which she works or leads, Shami leads Global Medical Affairs, Policy, and Reimbursement for Life Sciences and Diagnostics and is responsible for leading the global pandemic response plan across Danaher. Often working with global leaders and regulators, Shami was formerly the VP for global medical and regulatory affairs at Zimmer, Inc., has served as a medical officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in the Coverage and Analysis Group, and as a commander with the U.S. Public Health Service. She has also been clinical faculty at several health sciences universities, and her work has been widely published. A sought-after speaker and expert in international medical device and diagnostics policy and a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, Dr. Feinglass has served on a variety of panels for the FDA, FasterCures, The Brookings Institute, Pew Charitable Trusts, Oxford University, and international registry groups, serves on the Research, Education & Innovation Advisory Board for Children's National Medical Center, and as a mentor to the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management (MCiM) at Stanford. A graduate of Smith College, Shami earned her MD and MPH from the Emory Schools of Medicine and Public Health. She completed an internal medicine residency at Oregon Health Sciences University, a preventive medicine residency at Emory School of Medicine, and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Washington. A mother of two, she is currently a BMX state champion and was a member of the USA BMX World Championship Team. She urges you to get vaccinated. Shami is a Fellow of the third class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.