Meet Richard Hughes IV from Moderna
In this episode of CMV Speaks, Khaliah chats with Richard Hughes IV, JD, MPH, and now Vice President of Public Policy at Moderna. He is a nationally recognized vaccine thought leader and has led many efforts to expand access to vaccines and preventive services and improve public health outcomes.
Previously, Richard was managing director at Avalere Health, where he founded and led the firm’s vaccines group. Prior to joining Avalere, Hughes practiced healthcare law and served as a strategic advisor at Epstein, Becker and Green. He previously held roles with Merck and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, and as a gubernatorial appointee to the Arkansas State Board of Health.
Hughes previously held an academic faculty appointment as a professorial lecturer in health policy and management at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. He earned his JD from the George Washington University Law School and MPH from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
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