Five members added to the FHI Clinical Scientific Advisory Expert team

June 25, 2020
By George Belai, Vice President, Global Strategy

Several months ago, FHI Clinical began recruiting scientific and technological experts to join our newly formed panel of Scientific Advisory Experts, which was created to promote best practices, build alliances and spur innovation in the clinical trials research field. Today, we are pleased to announce that we have appointed five new members. Please join me in welcoming:


Vice President, Global Strategy

  • Kevin Hurley
    Mr. Hurley brings extensive regulatory expertise from his experience in pharmaceutical and biotech companies and technical and consulting roles.
  • Dr. Kelly McKee, MD, MPH
    In both his current role in the pharmaceutical industry and previous role as a research virologist and immunologist in the United States Army, Dr. McKee developed expertise that spans vaccines, respiratory viral infections, emerging diseases and sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Dr. John Schieffelin, MD, MSPH
    Dr. Schieffelin’s scientific and clinical research has covered the natural history, clinical care and immunology of viral hemorrhagic fevers, including those caused by flaviviruses, such as dengue and Zika, as well as Lassa fever and Ebola.
  • Dr. Lucas Tina, MBChB, MSc
    Dr. Tina’s experience spans successful drug and vaccine trials for neglected diseases and emerging infectious diseases, including malaria and polio.
  • Dr. Christopher T. Woods, MD, MPH, FIDSA
    Dr. Woods’s career has focused on epidemiology, genomics and precision medicine in infectious diseases.
Each of these experts brings years of industry experience and specific expertise that will inform FHI Clinical’s new and existing research projects to advance vaccines and medicines that will help all people live longer, healthier lives. Their expert guidance will assist FHI Clinical in delivering more sustainable and equitable solutions, amplifying its impact around the globe. More information on our experts can be found here.
Are you interested in joining our Scientific Advisory Experts? We are looking for professionals with proven infectious disease experience in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America or South America. To express your interest, please complete a profile in our database.

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