Scientific Advisory Committee

The Scientific Advisory Committee provides scientific expertise and guidance to the DC CFAR and its Cores. It is comprised of Directors and Core Directors from other CFARs across the country.

Committee Members


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Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH


Johns Hopkins CFAR

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Hannah Cooper, ScD

Co-Director, Prevention Science Core 

Emory CFAR

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Carlos del Rio, MD, FACP


Emory CFAR

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 Kenneth Mayer, MD

Behavioral and Community Science Core Director

Harvard CFAR

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Greg Millet, MPH

Vice President and Director, Public Policy


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Luis Montaner, DVM, DPhil

Co-Director, Viral/Primary Cell Core

Penn CFAR at the University of Pennsylvania

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Vinayaka Prasad, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Michael S. Saag, MD


UAB CFAR at the University of Alabama at Birmingham