Gifts at Changing The Present
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Seth Berkley MD


Biography
Seth Berkley, President, CEO and Founder of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), is a medical doctor specializing in infectious disease epidemiology and international health. Prior to founding IAVI in 1996, Dr. Berkley was the Associate Director of the Health Sciences Division at The Rockefeller Foundation. He is also an adjunct Professor of Public Health at Columbia University and an adjunct Professor of Medicine at Brown University. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University and trained in Internal Medicine at Harvard University. He has worked for the Center for Infectious Diseases of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and for the Carter Center, where he was assigned as an epidemiologist at the Ministry of Health in Uganda. He sits on a number of international steering committees and corporate and not-for-profit boards and has consulted or worked in over 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The author of over 85 publications, he has written extensively on infectious disease. He is also an opinion leader, speaking frequently on health technology, development, AIDS and international health.