Saralyn Mark, MD
Saralyn Mark, MD, a world renowned leader in women’s health, is an endocrinologist, geriatrician and women’s health specialist. She was the first Senior Medical Advisor to the Office on Women’s Health within the Department of Health and Human Services and to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She designed the first women’s health fellowship in the US, helped create the National Centers of Leadership in Academic Medicine, the National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health, and landmark educational campaigns on critical health issues. She has published and delivered over 600 lectures and has received several awards for her contributions to public health including the American Medical Women’s Association Lila Wallis Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dr. Mark works with agencies, academia, industry and NGOs around the globe. She has participated on over 50 boards, task forces and commissions. Dr. Mark is President of SolaMed Solutions, LLC. She continues to serve as a medical and scientific policy advisor to the White House, NASA and other organizations dedicated to improving health on Earth and in space. She holds 4 academic appointments including at Yale and Georgetown Schools of Medicine, George Mason University and Kings College-London. She is author of Stellar Medicine: A Journey Through the Universe of Women’s Health.