Peter H. Kilmarx, MD, an expert in infectious diseases, has served since 2015 as Deputy Director, John E. Fogarty International Center, NIH. He previously held leadership positions at CDC, including Country Director in Zimbabwe and Botswana and Epidemiology Branch Chief, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. Dr. Kilmarx helped lead Ebola response efforts in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. He earned his M.D. from Dartmouth-Brown’s Combined Program in Medicine and completed internal medicine residency and infectious disease fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He served 23 years in the Public Health Service, rising to the rank of Rear Admiral.