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.