John Hildebrand

Co-Chair, CEDS Executive Committee
Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Sciences
Regents Professor, Department of Neuroscience (University of Arizona)
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Department of Neuroscience
College of Science, School of Mind, Brain & Behavior

PO Box 210077
Tucson AZ 85721-0077

Dr. Hildebrand is an Honors Professor and a Regents Professor and serves as the Center's UA representative on the Executive Committee of the Governing Board. John founded both the University's Department of Neuroscience and the Neuroscience Research Division, and continues to demonstrate academic leadership through innovative courses, such as "Science, Health, and Engineering Diplomacy." In addition to multiple other prestigious and influential appointments, Dr. Hildebrand serves as the Foreign Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences.


  • AB, Biology | Harvard University
  • PhD, Bio-organic Chemistry | Rockefeller University