Dr Joel G Breman was a senior scientist at Fogarty for 15 years. He is now retired from the NIH after a long and illustrious career.
Trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases and epidemiology, Breman joined Fogarty in 1995 and served as Deputy Director of the Division of International Training and Research, director of several infectious diseases and research and training programs and Senior Scientific Adviser.
Among a lifetime of accomplishments, Breman worked on smallpox and measles in Guinea, endemic diseases in Burkina Faso, ebola hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo and malaria at the CDC. He has authored over 100 publications on infectious diseases and research capacity strengthening in developing countries.
In the role of Faculty Member, Joel Breman contributes recommendations and reviews to the Bioterrorism Section in the Infectious Diseases Faculty, writing brief accessible comments to summarize the value of the articles and adding rating score.
The Faculty comprises Heads of Faculty, Heads of Section, Faculty Members and Associate Faculty Members, as well as an International Advisory Board.
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