Dr. Sten Vermund
Sten Vermund, MD, PhD, is Amos Christie Chair in Global Health, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director of the university-wide Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health. He has founded two organizations to spearhead HIV prevention, care, and treatment in Africa: the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia and Friends in Global Health in Mozambique and Nigeria. He leads the HIV Prevention Trials Network for the NIH, and holds research and training grants in HIV/AIDS, African medical education, and US global research. Dr. Vermund has received the Superior Service Award from the US Public Health Service and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine lifetime alumni achievement award.