Kathy Talkington Director
Kathy Talkington oversees teams of policy experts, scientists, and advocates for Pew’s work on public health issues, including the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the need for new antibiotics and safe drugs, health care products, and food. She also oversees the Health Impact Project, a partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Zahra Younoszai Senior Associate
Zahra Younoszai supports research efforts to improve the regulation of FDA-reviewed products, including in vitro diagnostics and those enabled by emerging technologies, such as 3D printing and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Pew, she worked at Inova Fairfax Hospital on the clinical research team, where she oversaw projects focused on liver disease and obesity. Younoszai holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Virginia and a master’s in public health from George Washington University.