Warner Craig Greene
Gladstone Institutes; University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Warner C. Greene is the founding Director and the Nick and Sue Hellmann Distinguished Professor of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, a research center dedicated to pioneering scientific discovery in virology and immunology with a current focus on ending HIV/AIDS. He is also a Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and is co-director of the federally funded UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research. Dr. Greene received his BA degree with great distinction from Stanford University and his MD and PhD degrees with honors from Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard. Next, he served as a senior investigator at the National Cancer Institute from 1979-1986 where he started his own laboratory. In 1987, he became Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and an Investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Greene is the author of more than 360 scientific papers and has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Cited Scientists in the world. In addition to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, he is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, a fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, and the past president of the Association of American Physicians. Dr. Greene is most proud of having mentored more than 120 students and fellows during his 30+ year career in science. In 2007, Dr. Greene expanded his work to include global health in sub-Saharan Africa serving as President of the Accordia Global Health Foundation. Accordia’s first center of excellence, the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda has already trained over 6,700 health care workers from 27 African countries, is caring for 30,000 HIV-infected patients in its clinics and has launched outreach programs that are improving the health of nearly 500,000 people living in remote rural regions of Uganda. Accordia’s 10-year goal is to create a network of Centers of Excellence to drive health innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa. From 2013 to 2016, Dr. Greene served as Executive Chairman of Accordia.