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Associate Directors

Diane Frasier, Associate Director for Administration
Jack E. Whitescarver, Ph.D., Associate Director for AIDS Research
Neil K. Shapiro, J.D., M.B.A., Associate Director for Budget
Lauren Higgins, Associate Director for Legislative Policy and Analysis
Robert M. Kaplan, Ph.D., Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
John T. Burklow, Associate Director for Communications and Public Liaison
David M. Murray, Ph.D., Associate Director for Disease Prevention
Alfred C. Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Director for Research Services
Janine A. Clayton, M.D., Associate Director for Research on Women's Health
Amy Patterson, M.D., Associate Director for Biosecurity and Biosafety Policy
Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director for International Research
Phillip E. Bourne, Ph.D., Associate Director for Data Science
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science Policy (Acting)

Chronology of Associate Directors

Name In Office from To
Norman H. Topping 1948 1952
David E. Price December 1, 1950 January 30, 1952
James A. Shannon December 1, 1952 July 31, 1955
C.J. Van Slyke December 1, 1952 December 2, 1958
Joseph E. Smadel May 1, 1956 June 30, 1960
Kenneth M. Endicott January 6, 1958 June 30, 1960
Jack Masur July 1, 1960 March 8, 1969
Charles V. Kidd September 13, 1960 December 9, 1964
Ernest M. Allen August 10, 1960 January 8, 1963
Martin M. Cummings July 11, 1963 January 1, 1964
John F. Sherman January 1, 1964 October 31, 1968
Robert Q. Marston February 1, 1966 March 31, 1968
Thomas J. Kennedy, Jr. August 8, 1968 August 31, 1974
R.W. Lamont-Havers November 3, 1968 October 1, 1972
Richard L. Seggel January 4, 1969 November 28, 1971
Leonard D. Fenninger November 10, 1969 May 4, 1973
Thomas C. Chalmers February 9, 1970 October 20, 1973
Storm Whaley July 1, 1970 February 3, 1992
Leon M. Schwartz February 6, 1972 June 30, 1979
Thomas E. Malone November 26, 1972 March 24, 1977
Leon Jacobs July 30, 1972 July 3, 1978
Robert S. Gordon, Jr. November 7, 1974 September 1, 1975
Joseph G. Perpich February 15, 1976 December 12, 1981
Mortimer Lipsett August 29, 1976 June 30, 1982
Seymour Perry January 3, 1978 March 1980
William F. Raub April 4, 1978 April 2, 1983
Charles U. Lowe (Acting) January 3, 1980 July 9, 1982
Edwin D. Becker March 1980 April 1988
Calvin Baldwin August 1, 1980 January 31, 1986
Mark S. Beaubien (Acting) July 1, 1982 January 18, 1984
Jay R. Shapiro (Acting) July 1, 1982 July 1983
J. Richard Crout July 12, 1982 April 16, 1984
Michael I. Goldberg November 28, 1982 September 17, 1984
Philip S. Chen, Jr. July 3, 1982 July 29, 1983
John L. Decker August 1, 1983 June 1, 1990
Craig K. Wallace January 19, 1984 February 8, 1991
George Galasso February 5, 1984 January 2, 1996
Jay Moskowitz January 1986 April 1993
John D. Mahoney June 1986 April 1993
William T. Friedewald November 1986 August 31, 1991
Itzhak Jacoby (Acting) July 10, 1987 December 1999
Anthony S. Fauci April 5, 1988 1994
Norman D. Mansfield October 10, 1988 February 1992
John Ferguson (Acting) September 1989 June 19, 1991
James D. Watson October 1, 1989 April 10, 1992
Saul Rosen (Acting) June 1990 June 1994
Ruth Kirschstein September 1990 September 1991
William R. Harlan June 30, 1991 April 30, 2001
Vivian Pinn September 1991 August 31, 2011
Stephen A. Ficca February 1992 March 2004
R. Anne Thomas April 14, 1996 April 21, 2002
William E. Paul March 1994 November 21, 1997
Leamon Lee July 10, 1994 January 2004
John Ruffin August 26, 1990 January 9, 2001
Diane Wax May 1995 October 1998
Norman Anderson July 1995 March 2000
Lana Skirboll August 1995 April 30, 2010
Sue Quantius September 1999 April 2002
Marc Smolonsky July 1999 May 2009
Raynard Kington October 2000 February 2003
Jack E. Whitescarver October 20, 2000 Present
Barnett Kramer May 6, 2001 September 2012
Donald Poppke April 17, 2002 September 26, 2003
John T. Burklow April 22, 2002 Present
Richard Turman October 9, 2003 July 22, 2005
Andy Baldus (Acting) July 23, 2005 October 2006
Diane Frasier January 23, 2006 Present
Roger I. Glass May 2006 Present
John Bartrum October 15, 2006 December 2009
Alfred C. Johnson October 29, 2006 Present
Christine Bachrach (Acting) April 7, 2008 March 2010
Roz Gray (Acting) May 2009 February 28, 2010
Louise Myers (Acting) December 2009 April 2, 2010
Francis Patrick White March 1, 2010 July 11, 2014
Deborah Olster (Acting) March 2010 February 1, 2012
Mark Rotariu (Acting) April 3, 2010 September 2010
Neil K. Shapiro September 2010 Present
Amy Patterson * January 16, 2011 July 17, 2014
Janine A. Clayton September 2011 Present
Robert M. Kaplan February 1, 2012 Present
David M. Murray September 23, 2012 Present
Phillip E. Bourne, Ph.D. March 10, 2014 Present
Lauren Higgins (Acting) July 14, 2014 Present
David Shurtleff, Ph.D. (Acting) July 17, 2014 Present
Amy Patterson * July 17, 2014 Present

* Amy Patterson was Associate Director for Science Policy until July 17, 2014; on July 17, 2014 she became Associate Director for Biosecurity and Biosafety Policy.

This page last reviewed on July 22, 2014

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