Sudip Parikh, Ph.D., is the 19th chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and executive publisher of the Science family of journals. Parikh has spent two decades at the nexus of science, policy, and business.
Immediately prior to joining AAAS in 2019, Parikh was senior vice president and managing director at DIA Global, a neutral, multidisciplinary organization bringing together regulators, industry, academia, patients, and other stakeholders interested in healthcare product development. Before that he worked, amongst others, as general manager of the Health and Consumer Solutions business unit and vice president at Battelle, a multibillion-dollar research and development organization.
As an active member of the scientific advocacy community, Parikh serves as a board member and officer for several impactful organizations, including Research!America, Friends of Cancer Research, and ACT for NIH. He has received multiple public service awards, including recognition from the American Association of Immunologists, the National AIDS Alliance, the Coalition for Health Services Research, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.