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Margaret B. Peppercorn, MD, FAAP

Board of Directors
Independent Voting Member, 2019

Margaret B. Peppercorn, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician who was in private practice for more than 30 years before joining NEAVS’s Medical Advisory Board and now Board of Directors.

She is a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Medical School and completed her pediatric training at Children's Hospital National Medical Center and Boston City Hospital.

As a NEAVS’s Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Peppercorn co-authored NEAVS’s study, A Review of Autopsy Reports on Chimpanzees in or from U.S. Laboratories. In addition to helping secure a pool of objective pathologists to serve in the study, Dr. Peppercorn provided essential medical expertise in reviewing autopsy reports and summarizing findings.

Dr. Peppercorn also serves on the NEAVS/AFAAR (American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research) Award Committee for postdoctoral fellowship grants in developing, validating, or using alternatives to animal research.

“I’m excited to continue and enhance my role with NEAVS. For years I have worked on many of its programs as an advisor. Now as a Board Member, I think it will be great to be part of such a talented and dedicated Board of Directors.”
— Margaret Peppercorn, MD, FAAP