BSC Member Roster


James Wayne Le Duc, PhD, MSPH
Galveston National Laboratory
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Designated Federal Officer

Sarah Wiley, MPH
Senior Advisor
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Virginia A. Caine, MD
Director and Chief Medical Officer
Marion County Public Health Department
Indianapolis, IN

Jeffrey S. Duchin, MD
Chief, Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization Section Public Health – Seattle and King County
Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
University of Washington School of Medicine Seattle, WA

Ilhem Messaoudi, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Lauren A. Meyers, PhD
Professor – Departments of Integrative Biology and Statistics & Data Sciences
Director – UT COVID-19 Modeling Consortium
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Saad B. Omer, PhD, MPH, MBBS
Founding Dean of Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health
The University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, Tx

Susan Sarah Philip, MD, MPH
Health Officer
City and County of San Francisco
San Francisco Department of Public Health
San Francisco CA

Jennifer L. Rakeman, PhD
Senior Director
Medical Affairs, Public Health Programs
Sunnyvale, CA

Emily R.M. Sydnor Spivak, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT

Tina Quanbee Tan, MD
Attending Physician
Division of Infectious Diseases
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Ex Officio Members

Debra Birnkrant, MD
Division of Antivirals
Office of Infectious Diseases
Center for Drug Evaluations and Research
Food and Drug Administration
Washington, DC

Emily Erbelding, MD, MPH
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Rockville, MD

Liaison Representatives

Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Occupational Health
Barnes-Jewish & St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Barbara Cole, RN, MSN, PHN
Tuberculosis Controller
Riverside County Department of Public Health
Riverside, CA

Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, MD, PhD
Deputy Secretary for Prevention and Health Promotion
Secretariat of Health of Mexico
Ciudad de México, MX

Howard Njoo, MD, MHSc
Director General/Deputy Chief PH Officer
Centre for Communicable Disease & Infection Control
Public Health Agency of Canada/Govt of Canada
Ottawa, ON

Bradley Philip Stoner, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Donna M. Wolk, PhD, D(ABMM)
System Director
Clinical and Molecular Microbiology
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA