Senior Management

Sally McNagny, MD, MPH, FACP

Vice President


Since 2001, Dr. McNagny has served as vice president of HRiA's Medical Foundation division, where she oversees biomedical research grant making and life sciences consulting. Dr. McNagny also serves on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, in the Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. McNagny holds a BS in biology from Stanford University, an MD from Harvard Medical School, an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, and completed her medical residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. She served on the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine for 12 years, where she was principal investigator for the Emory site of the NIH Women's Health Initiative and other clinical research trials in the field of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy. She also conducted health services research studies in access to care, high blood pressure management, and smoking cessation. Her research articles have been published in leading journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Currently, Dr. McNagny is Board Chair of  the Health Research Alliance, a membership organization of non-governmental funders of medical research and training whose members award more than $1.5 billion annually.