Expert Participants

Shahin Lockman

Shahin Lockman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard School of Public Health and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Mark Wainberg

Mark A. Wainberg is head of AIDS research at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research (LDI), Director of the McGill University AIDS Centre, and Professor of Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University in Montreal.

Kenneth Mayer

Kenneth Mayer is Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; Director of HIV Prevention Research and Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Community Health, Brown University.

Max Essex

Myron (Max) Essex is Chair of the Harvard AIDS Initiative (HAI), the Lasker Professor of Health Sciences at Harvard University, and Chair of the Botswana–Harvard AIDS Institute (BHP).

Anthony Fauci

Anthony Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the NIH.

Sheila Burke

Sheila P. Burke is a strategic advisor at Baker Donelson and chair of the firm’s Government Relations & Public Policy Group. She is former chief of staff to Senator Bob Dole.

J. Skyler McKinley

J. Skyler McKinley is deputy director of marijuana coordination for the State of Colorado.

Stephen Gire

Stephen Gire is a research scientist focusing on viral evolution and population dynamics for some of the world’s most deadly viruses, as well as developing methods for identifying fevers of unknown origin. With a background in public health and virology, he can be seen trudging through the rainforest of Africa with a camera in one Read More…

David Heymann

Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Former WHO Assistant Director-General for Health Security and Environment

Jim Doyle

Jim Doyle is of counsel and a health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is the former governor and attorney general of Wisconsin.