Matthew Baumgart

Mr. Baumgart was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Alzheimer’s: What is the value of knowing early?

Matthew Baumgart is the Senior Director of Government Affairs for the Alzheimer’s Association, where he leads the Association’s federal and state government affairs efforts as well as its public health project with the Centers for Disease Control.

Prior to joining the Association, Baumgart worked for nearly 18 years in the United States Senate for then-Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. of Delaware and as Legislative Director for Senator Barbara Boxer of California.

Baumgart is a native of Seattle, and has a degree in Communications, with a second major in Political Science, from Washington State University in Pullman, WA.