Oversight Committee

The Oversight Committee provides the central stewardship for the DC CFAR ensuring the academic commitment of each respective institution, supporting the recruitment of HIV investigators and providing high level guidance and counsel to the Executive Committee. The Oversight Committee is composed of Deans and other high ranking academic leaders at each of the collaborating institutions.

Committee Members

  • Jeffrey Akman, MD, Dean, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University
  • Mark Batshaw, MD, Chief Academic Officer, Children’s National Medical Center
  • Marc Blackman, MD, Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development, DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Don Blanchon, MPH, Executive Director, Whitman-Walker Health
  • Lynn Goldman, MD, MS, MPH, Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
  • Princy Kumar, MD, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Georgetown 
  • LaQuandra Nesbitt, MD, MPH, Director, Department of Health, Government of the District of Columbia
  • Stephen Ray Mitchell, MD, Dean, School of Medicine, Georgetown
  • Peter Starr, PhD, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, American University
  • Paul Wahlbeck, PhD, JD, Dean, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University
  • Anthony Wutoh, PhD, RPh, Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Howard University