OFFICE OF AIDS RESEARCH ADVISORY COUNCIL

ROSTER
Acting Chair
Blanton S. Tolbert, Ph.D. (’22)
Professor
Department of Chemistry
College of Arts and Sciences 
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106

 

MEMBERS
Tabia K. Henry Akintobi, Ph.D., M.P.H. (’23)
Professor of Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Associate Dean, Community Engagement
Director, Prevention Research Center 
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA 30315
Ricardo A. Rivero, M.D., M.P.H. (’23) 
Executive Director 
Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center 
Department of Family Medicine 
University of Illinois at Chicago 
College of Medicine 
Chicago, IL 60612-7246
Margaret L. Brandeau, Ph.D. (’22)
Coleman F. Fung Professor
School of Engineering 
Stanford University
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Jonah B. Sacha, Ph.D. (’22)
Professor
Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute
Oregon Health and Science University
Beaverton, OR 97006
Tricia H. Burdo, Ph.D. (‘21)
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Kimberly K. Scarsi, Pharm.D., M.S. (’21)
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
College of Pharmacy 
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198
Kathleen L. Collins, MD, Ph.D. (‘23)
Internal Medicine Collegiate Professor of HIV Research
Professor, Internal Medicine
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Associate Dean, Physician Scientist Education and Training
Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Bruce R. Schackman, Ph.D., M.B.A. (‘21)
Saul P. Steinberg Distinguished Professor of Healthcare
Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY 10065
Heidi M. Crane, M.D., M.P.H. (’22)
Professor
Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA 98104
John W. Sleasman, M.D. (’23)
Dr. Glenn A. Kiser and Eltha Muriel Kiser Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC 27710
Lynda M. Dee, J.D. (‘21)
Executive Director
AIDS Action Baltimore
Baltimore, MD 21201
Babafemi Taiwo, M.B.B.S. (’21)
Gene Stollerman Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 60611
Veronica Miller, Ph.D. (’23)
Executive Director 
Forum of Collaborative Research 
University of California, Berkeley 
School of Public Health 
Washington DC Campus
Washington, DC 20036
 

 

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health and Human Services
Xavier Becerra, J.D.
Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
Washington, DC 20201
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Rohan Hazra, M.D.
Chief, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892
National Institutes of Health
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bethesda, MD 20892
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
RADM Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis,
STD, and TB Prevention
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Atlanta, GA 30333
National Institutes of Health
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bethesda, MD 20892
U.S. Department of Defense
Julie A. Ake, M.D., M.Sc. LTC, MC, USA
Principal Deputy Director
U.S. Military HIV Research Program
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Bethesda, MD 20817
Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Carl W. Dieffenbach, Ph.D.
Director, Division of AIDS
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rockville, MD 20852
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Victoria J. Davey, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Chief, Research and Development Officer
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 20420
Office of AIDS Research
Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
Associate Director for AIDS Research and
Director, Office of AIDS Research 
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rockville, MD 20852 
 

 

ADVISORY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES
Representative for the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council
Monica Gandhi, M.D., M.P.H. (’23)
Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine
Director, UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research 
Medical Director, “Ward 86” HIV Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital
Representative for the National Cancer Advisory Board
Francis Ali-Osman, M.D. (’22)
Professor Emeritus in Neurosurgery and Pathology
Margaret Harris & David Silverman Distinguished Professor
of Neuro-Oncology Research
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC 27710
Representative for the National Advisory Mental Health Council
 
Representative for the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse
Carlos del Rio, MD (’21)
Hubert Professor and Chair
Department of Global Health
Professor of Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Emory CFAR
Atlanta, GA 30322

 

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
CAPT Mary Glenshaw, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Supervisory Health Scientist Administrator
Office of AIDS Research
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bethesda, MD 20892

This page last reviewed on June 7, 2021