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NVAC 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: Robert H. Hopkins, Jr.

NVAC Chair: Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD
TERM: 2/7/2017 to 2/7/2021
NVAC’s Chair, Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., is professor of internal medicine and pediatrics and director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, AR. He is also associate program director of the UAMS internal medicine-pediatrics combined residency and Chief of Adult Medicine at Arkansas Children's Hospital. Read more about our current NVAC Chair.

NVAC Designated Federal Official: Ann Aikin, MA
Ann Aikin is the Communications Director at the National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) at HHS. 

Current NVAC Members

Jay Butler, MD, CPE
TERM: 2/7/2017 to 2/7/2020

Melody Anne Butler, RN, BSN
TERM: 2/7/2017 to 2/7/2021

Tim Cooke, PhD (Representative)
TERM: 9/9/2015 to 9/9/2019

John Dunn, MD, MPH
TERM: 2/18/2017 to 2/8/2020

David Fleming, MD
TERM: 9/9/2015 to 9/9/2019

Ann Ginsberg, MD, PhD
TERM: 9/9/2015 to 9/9/2019

Leonard Friedland, MD (Representative)
TERM: 2/7/17 to 2/8/2020

Mary Anne Jackson, MD
TERM: 2/8/2017 to 2/8/2021

Melissa Martinez, MD
TERM: 2/8/2017 to 2/8/2021

H. Cody Meissner, MD
TERM: 2/8/2017 to 2/8/2021

Larry Pickering, MD
TERM: 2/8/2017 to 2/8/2020

Geeta Swamy, MD
TERM: 2/8/2017 to 2/8/2021

Liaison Representatives

Ex Officio Members


Content created by National Vaccine Program Office
Content last reviewed on January 12, 2017