Ellen Tambor, an expert in stakeholder engagement in medical and behavioral health research, specializes in building capacity to effectively and ethically engage people in clinical trials and other research. A skilled program leader, she brings a strong background in promoting public health across the lifespan and extensive experience in research management, training and consultation, public policy, and guidance development. Currently, she is focusing on stakeholder engagement for people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Tambor advances EDC initiatives focused on building strong and responsive ecosystems to ensure all people who are older thrive. Previously, she was a research director at the Center for Medical Technology Policy. Earlier in her career, she was a research associate at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

A widely published author, Tambor’s work has appeared in journals, including BMC Medical Research Methodology, Learning Health Systems, the Journal of the American Geriatric Association, The Patient, and the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research.

Tambor holds an MA in Psychology from Wake Forest University and a BS in Psychology from Guilford College.