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Cynthia L. Gilman, J.D., Strategic Initiatives

Senior Vice President, serving HJF since 2007

Ms. Cynthia Gilman supervises all extramural proposal development, business development, and public-private partnership efforts. This role also includes leading the HJF Leadership Roundtable as well as the Heroes of Military Medicine Awards events, which recognize outstanding contributions by senior military leaders, medical professionals, and civilians who advance military medicine.

Previously, Ms. Gilman led the Center for Public-Private Partnerships, where she directed the effort to foster collaborations among the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and civilian universities and industries to advance the long-term health and well-being of America’s wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families. 

Prior to joining HJF, Ms. Gilman was a partner in a Washington, D.C., law firm after practicing law in San Diego. She received her bachelor’s from Emory University and her J.D. with honors from the University of San Diego School of Law. She also studied at the London School of Economics.