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Researcher Of The Year: Kathleen Neuzil

Fri Oct 20, 2023
Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA, is the 2023 University of Maryland, Baltimore Researcher of the Year. Neuzeil is the Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH Professor of Vaccinology and Director, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.Neuzil had joined the center as director in 2015, leaving the global health nonprofit PATH in Seattle and succeeding Myron M. Levine, MD, DTPH, who had co-founded CVD and been its leader since its inception in 1974.It was no surprise that Neuzil and her CVD colleagues stepped up to confront the pandemic in early 2020. CVD led several vaccine trials and coordinated with multiple research sites across the country in work that ultimately led to U.S. Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines.#vaccines #medschool #medicalresearch