Lewellys F. Barker
Senior Medical Advisor, Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation
Lewellys F. Barker, MD, MPH, is currently Senior Medical Advisor, overseeing Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, and Director of Policy at the Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation in Rockville, Maryland. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and School of Public Health. His postgraduate training was in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and New York University/Bellevue Hospital. He served in the US Public Health Service as a medical research bench and clinical investigator and senior manager with the NIH Division of Biologics Standards and the US Food and Drug Administration Bureau of Biologics, and at the Division of AIDS of the US National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, with responsibilities for product development, regulation, and application of vaccines, drugs and diagnostics. He also worked as a Senior Vice President at the American Red Cross National Headquarters with responsibility for the Red Cross.
He has published extensively on preclinical and clinical research on a variety of biomedical products, disease detection, epidemiology, risk assessment, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.