Marjana
Martinic

Marjana Martinic

USA - Washington DC

Biography

Dr. Marjana Martinic has extensive expertise in global health and the interaction between lifestyle factors and risk. She established and led the scientific and policy functions of the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), a think tank supported by global alcohol producers and served as the organization’s Deputy President.  She served as the Deputy CEO of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) before establishing MM Science and Policy Advisors, a consultancy firm.

Trained in neuroscience at Harvard and Northwestern Universities, Dr. Martinic began her professional career as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the U.S. National Institutes of Health before moving into the field of alcohol research and policy.

She has published on alcohol and global health, the cultural dimensions of lifestyles, and on risk and health. She has served as an independent Scientific Advisor to the European Commission’s Alcohol and Health Forum and sits on the boards of several science-based non-profit organizations.

Dr. Martinic has extensive personal and professional experience living and working in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa.

Affiliations

- MM Science and Policy Advisors
- Chair of 'Lifestyle, Diet, Wine & Health' roundtable session 'Translation of Science to Society'

Areas of expertise

- Global health
- Alcohol research and policy