Emilo A. Emini
Emilio Emini, Ph.D., is the HIV Program Director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the Global Health. Dr. Emini was the Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Vaccine Research at Pfizer Inc. Previously, Dr. Emini served as Senior Vice President and Head of Vaccine Development at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. He was also the founding Executive Director of Merck’s Department of Antiviral Research and the Vice President of Merck’s Vaccine and Biologics Research. Dr. Emini received his doctoral degree in 1980 from the Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences in the fields of microbiology, genetics and biochemistry.