AIDS Research Advisory Committee


Elaine Abrams, M.D.
Professor, Epidemiology and Pediatrics
Columbia University Medical Center


Richard T. D’Aquila, M.D.
Associate Vice-President for Research, Northwestern University
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Feinberg School of Medicine
The Howard Taylor Ricketts Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute

Ad hoc Members

Cynthia A. Derdeyn, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Research
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Washington

Reuben S. Harris, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor and Chairman, Department of Biochemistry & Structural Biology
University of Texas Health San Antonio

Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., MS
Staff Scientist, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch
Director of External Relations, HIV Vaccine Trials Network, Fred Hutch
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Global Health, University of Washington

NIAID Advisory Council Liaisons

Monica Gandhi, M.D., MPH
(NIAID Council AIDS Subcommittee)
Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief, Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine
Director, UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Medical Director, “Ward 86” HIV Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital

Paul Goepfert, M.D.
(NIAID Council AIDS Subcommittee)
Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Director, Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic (AVRC)

Keith R. Jerome, M.D., Ph.D.
(NIAID Council AIDS Subcommittee)
Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Professor and Head, Virology Division
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Washington

Audrey Pettifor, Ph.D., MPH
(NIAID Council AIDS Subcommittee)
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gillings School of Global Public Health

Ex-Officio Members 

Bill G. Kapogiannis, M.D.
Acting NIH Associate Director of AIDS Research
Acting Director, Office of AIDS Research/NIH

Henry Masur, M.D.
Chief, Critical Care Medicine
NIH Clinical Center

Robyn Neblett Fanfair, M.D., MPH
Acting Division Director, Division of HIV Prevention
National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Melissa Turner, MSW, LICSW, MPA
Social Work Coordinator for National Programs in HIV Clinical Research
Washington Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council Liaison

Anne Neilan, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Pediatrics and Assistant in Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Massachusetts General Hospital

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