Yale University

George Siberry, M.D.,M.P.H

Roles:
  • Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
  • Medical Officer, Adult Clinical Branch, Office of HIV/AIDS
  • Senior Pediatric Technical Advisor for PEPFAR, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
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Biography:

George K. Siberry, MD, MPH, is joining Yale as part-time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics. Prior to coming to Yale, he was a Medical Officer at the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch of NICHD, NIH, in Bethesda, Maryland (USA), a Senior Technical Advisor at the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (PEPFAR), and then a Medical Officer in the Office of HIV/AIDS (PEPFAR) at USAID. He received his MD from the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine and MPH in International Health from the JHU School of Public Health. He completed his pediatric residency and pediatric infectious disease fellowship at the JHU School of Medicine. He joined the JHU faculty in 2003 as Director of the Harriet Lane Clinic and then moved to NIH in 2008. He attended weekly clinic at JHU for children and youth with HIV infection until moving to Yale. He is an active member for the US federal guidelines panel on antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected children, US federal guidelines panel for pregnant women with HIV infection and interventions to reduce perinatal HIV transmission, and the WHO HIV treatment guidelines development group. He co-authors pediatric HIV chapters in Mandell’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases and Long and Pickering's Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is Associate Chief Editor for the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, responsible for HIV-related submissions. His current interests focus on prevention, treatment and complications of HIV infection in children in global health settings.