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Gregg Margolis is the Director of the Division of Health System Policy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He leads a team of policy experts in formulating, analyzing and implementing policies to build strong, integrated, and resilient health care systems that are prepared for, able to respond to, and recover from disasters and public health emergencies. 

Prior to his federal service, Margolis had a long career in Emergency Medical Service. He has over 20 years of clinical experience as a field paramedic, including 12 years as a flight paramedic. He has held leadership positions and faculty appointments at the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, and The George Washington University, and the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. 

In 2009, Margolis was the first paramedic to be awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship, where he served in the Office of Senator John D. Rockefeller.  


Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology


Emergency Medicine