Parker Alumna joins British Embassy

Lindsay Chura

Lindsay ChuraDr Lindsay Chura (Parker class of ’98) joined the British Embassy in Washington as a Senior Policy Advisor in Science and Innovation in September 2013 after completing her PhD as a Gates Cambridge Scholar at the University of Cambridge. Lindsay received her doctorate in Psychiatry for her research that applied neuroimaging techniques to investigate brain structure and function in children with autism she worked with across England. Prior to studying in the UK, Lindsay was a Fulbright Scholar at a clinic in Australia specialising in reproductive medicine. An alumna of Mount Holyoke College, Lindsay has published across a range of scientific domains, and has previously written for US News & World Report as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Fellow. At the embassy, Lindsay manages the life science and climate portfolios, and is working to strengthen UK-US partnerships across academia, industry and the public sector. She enjoys engaging with schools and the wider community through science outreach activities.