Washington, District of Columbia
Currently, Benjamin Mautner is a Research Student at Inova Health Systems in Leesburg, Virginia.
In his spare time, Benjamin volunteers as an Emergency Medical Technician for the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad and has done so since November of 2012.
Benjamin Mautner graduated from Princeton University in 2011, earning a BA in Psychology. His senior thesis, entitled “Fateful Course: Addiction as Choice and Medical Destiny,” examined the causes and correlates of addiction with a focus on the neurological underpinnings of addictive behaviors. While at Princeton, Benjamin Mautner received the German Department Book Award and studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh, where he read philosophy and played on the varsity lacrosse team.
Benjamin also got a degree in System Biology from George Mason University from 2012 through 2014.
Following graduation from Princeton, Benjamin Mautner worked as a scriptwriter for the Diane Rehm Show, a nationally syndicated radio program, and later as an account executive at Ogilvy Public Relations handling private and governmental health care and life sciences accounts. While at Ogilvy, Mr. Mautner received company wide recognition for his role in helping to support the AIDS 2012 conference in Washington DC. Previously, Mr. Mautner held internships at the National Institutes of Health and United States Justice Department, as well as volunteering at the Community for Creative Nonviolence, DC’s largest homeless shelter, and the DC Youth Detention Center on Mt. Olivet Road.