About Us

Susannah Baruch

Interim Executive Director

Susannah Baruch (pronounced Ba-roosh) is a consultant with a particular interest in reproductive health, assisted reproduction and genetics. Since November 2016 she has served as Acting President & CEO of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) during its wind-down year.  She also served as Interim President & CEO of RHTP in 2013 and for many years on its Board of Advisors.

Susannah has worked as a consultant to the Jacobs Institute for Women’s Health at George Washington University, the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health, Generations Ahead, and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum. She received a CoreAlign Generative Fellowship in 2015.

Previously she was Law and Policy Director the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University. She also worked at the National Partnership for Women & Families and as legislative counsel to United States Representative Nita M. Lowey (D-NY).

Susannah is on the Board of Trustees at the Edmund Burke School in Washington DC. She has served as Chair of the Genetic Alliance Biobank Institutional Review Board and as Chair of the Council of Advisors to the Wellesley College Centers for Women.

Susannah has a BA from Yale University and a JD from the University of Chicago Law School. In her spare time, she likes reading, exercise and all kinds of cooking and eating. She lives with her two teenage sons and her husband Seth Green.