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Sten H. Vermund, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board Member


Sten H. Vermund, PhD, is a Professor of pediatrics, medicine, health policy, and obstetrics and gynecology at Vanderbilt University, is the Dean of the Yale School of Public Health. A member of the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) since 2012, Dr. Vermund is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences and a member of the American Pediatric Society. He is a 2014 recipient of the Allan Rosenfield Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. In 2012 he received the Douglas K. Richardson Award for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Care Research from the Society for Pediatric Research, and in 2010 he received the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Alumnus Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr Vermund served as chair of the HIV Preventive Trial Network from 2006 through 2012 and has served on the executive committee since 2000. He is currently on the editorial boards of multiple journals, including the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, the Journal of the International AIDS Society, the Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, AIDS, and the Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He serves as both academic editor and section editor of PLOS ONE.