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Affiliations
-Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
-Department of Medicine
-Division of Infectious Diseases
-Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
-Department of Epidemiology


Scott M. Hammer, M.D.
Harold C. Neu Professor of Medicine

Research Activities
Dr. Hammerís career has been devoted to improving the treatment of HIV infection. He in an investigator in the National Institutes of Health sponsored AIDS Clinical Trials Group, a multicenter organization which performs clinical trials designed to improve our understanding and treatment of HIV infection and its complications. As an AIDS Clinical Trials Group investigator, Dr. Hammer chaired the two largest national trials of antiretroviral therapy carried out by that group in the 1990ís, studies which contributed to the current standard of care of HIV infection. In addition to his interest in the treatment of persons with established HIV infection, Dr. Hammer is an investigator in the National Institutes of Health sponsored HIV Vaccine Trials Network, a multicenter organization whose mission is to develop an effective preventive HIV vaccine. He is a former Chair of the Antiviral Products Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration and currently chairs the HIV Disease Research Agenda Committee of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. On the international level, he is a member of the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society and a member of the International Advisory Committees of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study and the French National Association for AIDS Research.

Positions & Appointments
present Harold C. Neu Professor of Medicine Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons New York, NY
present Professor of Public Health (Epidemiology) Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health New York, NY
present Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons New York, NY


 
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