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Members

Members serve a pivotal role by providing peer review, consultation, advice, and recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for Health, who serves as the Director of the National Vaccine Program on matters related to the Program’s responsibilities.

NVAC Chair: Walter A. Orenstein, MD
TERM: 02/15/11 to 02/15/16
NVAC’s Chair, Walter A. Orenstein, MD, DSc (Hon) is Associate Director of the Emory Vaccine Center and Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Global Health at Emory University. Read more about our current NVAC Chair.

Executive Secretary: Bruce G. Gellin, MD, MPH
Dr. Bruce Gellin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) at HHS, is the principle technical, strategic and policy advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health on all aspects of the National Vaccine Program. Read more about Dr. Gellin.

Current NVAC Members

Richard H. Beigi, MD, MS
TERM: 09/11/12 to 09/11/16

Ruth Lynfield, MD
TERM: 09/11/12 to 09/11/16

Charles Mouton, MD, MS
TERM: 01/06/12 to 01/06/16

Wayne Rawlins, MD, MBA
TERM: 10/15/12 to 10/15/16

Nathaniel Smith, MD, MPH
TERM: 06/10/14 to 06/10/18

Catherine Torres, MD
TERM: 01/06/12 to 01/01/16

Philip Hosbach (Representative Member)
TERM: 10/15/12 to 10/1/16

Sarah Despres, JD
TERM: 09/11/12 to 09/11/16

Yvonne Maldonado, MD
TERM: 09/11/12 to 09/11/16

Saad Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD
TERM: 09/11/14 to 09/11/18

Mitchel C. Rothholz
TERM: 09/11/12 to 09/11/16

Kimberly Thompson, MD
TERM: 3/14/15 – 3/14/19

K. Vish Viswanath, PhD
TERM: 1/1/12 – 1/1/16


Liaison Representatives


Ex Officio Members