David McGaughey

Town Council
Title: Ward 5 Councilmember
Phone: 301-664-4030
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David McGaughey has lived in University Park since 2009 with his wife Jaime and their two daughters, Isabelle and Audrey. David is a staff scientist at the National Institutes of Health where he specializes in DNA regulation in human eye development and disease. Before moving to University Park, David got his Ph.D. in Human Genetics from Johns Hopkins and a BA from Amherst College. David loves to bike and hates to drive. Fortunately, he has convinced his two children that it is fun to ride in the back of the family cargo bike.


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