Jeffrey Safrit, PhD
Director, Clinical and Basic Research
Dr. Jeffrey Safrit has been involved in HIV/AIDS research since 1991, working with the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Emory University prior to joining EGPAF in 2001. Throughout his tenure with EGPAF, Dr. Safrit has held many posts in the HIV/AIDS research community, including advisor to the Office of AIDS Research on HIV vaccine research priorities; expert advisor to the Pediatric, Adolescent, and Maternal AIDS Branch of the NICHD; and member of the organizing and scientific committees for the annual AIDS Vaccine Conferences. Dr. Safrit received his Ph.D. in immunology from University of California, Los Angeles, and has authored more than 35 publications in HIV immunology and pediatric vaccine issues.