Greg Millett

Greg MillettGregorio (Greg) Millett is a Vice President at amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, and the Director of amfAR’s D.C.-based Public Policy Office. He is an experienced HIV researcher and policy analyst. From 2000 through 2009, Mr. Millett served as a CDC Senior Scientist in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) where he published several groundbreaking research papers explaining the reasons behind greater HIV infections among black gay men despite less risk behaviors than white gay men, as well as the first meta-analysis demonstrating the lack of protective effect between circumcision and HIV in MSM. He has published first author publications in the Lancet, JAMA, AIDS, AJPH, JAIDS, and other journals, and has co-edited a special issue of implementation science and LGBT populations in Journal of the International AIDS Society. From 2009 through 2013, Mr. Millett served as Senior Policy Advisor in the White House Office of National AIDS Policy where he was a key author of President Obama’s original National HIV/AIDS Strategy and worked to support the Strategy’s implementation across the federal government.

Recently, Mr. Millett was invited by the National Academy of Sciences to speak about the similarities between the COVID-19 and HIV epidemics. In May 2020, Mr. Millett published the first national study of COVID-19 infection disparities among African Americans. The study drew widespread media attention, was tweeted by congressional leaders, and highlighted by the National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins. Also, in May 2020, Mr. Millett was tapped by the Joe Biden campaign as an HIV/AIDS policy advisor and was an invited webinar speaker re: COVID-19 and LGBT communities. He is an alumnus of Dartmouth College and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.