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Judith Auerbach, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board Member


Judith Auerbach, PhD, is currently an independent science and policy consultant and Professor in the School of Medicine at UCSF. She recently served as Vice President, Research & Evaluation at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF), where she was responsible for developing, leading, and managing SFAF’s research and evaluation-related activities. Prior to joining SFAF, Dr. Auerbach served as Vice President, Public Policy and Program Development, at amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research), where she managed its Public Policy Office in Washington, D.C. and coordinated programmatic activities across the foundation. Prior to amfAR, Dr. Auerbach served as Director of the Behavioral and Social Science Program and HIV Prevention Science Coordinator in the Office of AIDS Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She also has served as Assistant Director for Social and Behavioral Sciences in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, as a Senior Program Officer at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and as Associate Director for Government Affairs of the Consortium of Social Science Associations.