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Leadership & Staff

  • Director: Douglas Richman, MD

    Director: Douglas Richman, MD

    The HIV Institute is led by Dr. Douglas Richman, a pioneer in HIV research whose contributions have forever changed the face of drug development and treatment, ultimately transforming clinical advances and saving millions of lives. Dr. Richman has been named the most frequently cited HIV author in the world (Science 321:521,2008). His research lab was the first to identify HIV drug resistance and has been making breakthroughs since the first identified cases emerged almost 30 years ago.

    For more information, please visit his profile.
  • Administrative Director: Elizabeth Johnson

    Administrative Director: Elizabeth Johnson

    Phone: 858-246-2103


  • Program Manager: Christina Williams

    Program Manager: Christina Williams

    Phone: 858-822-2321


  • Operations Coordinator: Kimberly (Kim) Schoonover

    Operations Coordinator: Kimberly (Kim) Schoonover

    Phone: 858-822-3233