This week’s #PeopleWorthKnowing interview features Dr. Alan E. Greenberg, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at George Washington University, and Director at the District of Columbia Center for AIDS Research (DC CFAR).
Alan E. Greenberg is Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Professor of Medicine and of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Professor Greenberg, a graduate of GW’s School of Medicine, returned to the University after a 23-year hiatus to become Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in August 2005. Deeply committed to cross-cutting partnerships that advance public health, he has developed numerous interdisciplinary initiatives among academic, community and government partners in Washington DC. Currently, Dr. Greenberg is:
- Director of the NIH-supported District of Columbia Center for AIDS Research (DC CFAR)
- Principal Investigator of Public Health Partnerships between GW and the District of Columbia Department of Health and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
- Senior Co-Investigator of the NIH-supported DC Cohort and the GW HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) Clinical Research Site (CRS)
- Secretariat for the NIH-DC DOH Partnership for AIDS Progress (PFAP)
Prior to joining the GWSPH, Dr. Greenberg served as a USPHS Commissioned Corps Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1985-2005, where he provided scientific leadership for domestic and international HIV epidemiologic research. He served as the director of CDC’s HIV research station in Cote d’Ivoire from 1993-1997, and Chief of the HIV Epidemiology Branch from 1998-2005. He was the recipient of the American Public Health Hero Award from Research America! in 2008, the Alvan R. Feinstein Award for Clinical Epidemiology from the American College of Physicians in 2015, and the Sizanani Award from Global Camps Africa in 2018.
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