National Institutes of Health, United States
Dale Hu, MD, MPH, is a physician with over 30 years of experience at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). This has been in the fields of preventive medicine, public health and clinical research focusing on the epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases with vaccines and other preventive interventions.
Dale is currently serving as Senior Consultant to the Vaccine Research Program, Division of AIDS, NIAID/NIH. Previously, he served as Vaccine Clinical Research Branch Chief from 2015 until the end of 2021, where he was responsible for providing clinical and scientific review and oversight toward the development and implementation of HIV vaccine research through the conduct of Phase I-III clinical trials supported and sponsored by NIAID/NIH, as well as supervision of a branch with 14 professional staff. His additional responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic included applying research platforms to address SARS-CoV-2 through vaccine and monoclonal antibodies.
Dale has authored over 140 scientific publications. He has multilingual skills (Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese) and a strong record in establishing successful public-private partnerships and international collaborations.