Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda - USA
Emily Erbelding, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Emily Erbelding is the Director of the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID) at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She is responsible for the strategic and scientific vision for DMID's complex national and international research program.
DMID supports basic, preclinical, and clinical investigations into the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of a broad range of pathogens, including those related to biodefense and emerging infectious diseases. DMID currently supports research projects in approximately 120 countries. DMID funds a robust extramural research portfolio with a budget of over $2.2B annually. The investment that DMID makes in the discovery and development of new vaccines to combat infectious diseases is considerable.
Dr. Erbelding is an infectious disease physician by training. Prior to joining DMID in 2017, she served as deputy director in the Division of AIDS at NIAID. Prior to serving in that role, she spent 14 years on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases with a joint appointment in the Epidemiology Department in Bloomberg School of Public Health
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