Carolyn Shore

Carolyn Shore

  • Officer
  • Antibiotics Resistance Project,
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts


As an officer on Pew’s antibiotic resistance project, Carolyn Shore leads work on research and policies to help spur the discovery and development of urgently needed antibiotics.

Prior to joining Pew, Shore served as a foreign affairs officer at the U.S. Department of State, where she led an initiative on open data and innovation-based solutions to global challenges. She also served as the State Department’s representative to several intergovernmental organizations focusing on biosecurity, food safety, and agricultural trade policy. Previously, Shore was an American Society for Microbiology congressional fellow, working on science-based policy related to antibiotic stewardship and other public health issues.

Shore has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular genetics from Harvard University. She has received numerous awards and fellowships, including a Fulbright fellowship, and is a widely published author in many scientific publications. 

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