F. Gray Handley, M.S.P.H., is the NIAID Associate Director for International Research Affairs. Mr. Handley coordinates and facilitates international research activities for NIAID, ensuring that the Institute has a well-integrated, scientifically productive program of international research cooperation. Mr. Handley’s job responsibilities include the following:
Mr. Handley has had a long career in the U.S. government as a global health and biomedical research program manager, senior advisor, and health diplomat. From 2001 to 2006, he served as Health Attaché and HHS Regional Representative in Southern Africa, at the U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa; and, from 1992 to 1998 he was assigned as U.S. Science Attaché and HHS Representative in South Asia at the U.S. Embassy New Delhi. Mr. Handley also served as associate director for Prevention Research and International Programs at the NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; associate director for International Relations at the NIH Fogarty International Center; and global public health advisor for the U.S. Department of State. He has had other assignments at the NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the World Health Organization, the White House Office of Management and Budget, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Mr. Handley has received many awards in recognition of his service and accomplishments. He received his master’s degree in the Science of Public Health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Last Updated April 15, 2015