Chris Beyrer MD, MPH, is the inaugural Desmond M. Tutu Professor in Public Health and Human Rights at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is a Professor of Epidemiology, International Health, Health Behavior and Society, Nursing and Medicine at Johns Hopkins. He serves as Director of the Johns Hopkins Training Program in HIV Epidemiology and Prevention Science and as Founding Director of the Center for Public Health and Human Rights. He is the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) and of the University’s Center for Global Health.
Dr. Beyrer has extensive experience in conducting international collaborative HIV epidemiology and prevention research and he has spent much of his career focusing on health and human rights. He was President of the International AIDS Society from 2014 to 2016 and was elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine in 2014. He serves on the HPTN Executive Committee, and has served as Protocol Chair for HPTN 078, and as Co-Chair for HPTN 096, an integrated study under development. He is also a member of the External Governance Committee of the HVTN.