Timothy Burgess, M.D., M.P.H.
Timothy Burgess, M.D., M.P.H.,
is director of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases at National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and completed a Master of Public Health degree as well as a Certificate in Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health at USUHS. His research has included immunopathogenesis and epidemiology of dengue hemorrhagic fever, chikungunya, and influenza. He currently oversees a portfolio of clinical observational and interventional studies in the areas of acute respiratory infections, skin and soft tissue infections, trauma-related infections, HIV disease, vector-borne disease, and acute enteric infections. He has served as investigator and department head at the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, and at Naval Medical Research Unit #2 in Jakarta, Indonesia; as director of basic research for the U.S. Military’s dengue vaccine development program; and as chief of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Service at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a member of the faculty in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics and of Medicine, and the Emerging Infectious Diseases interdisciplinary program, at the USUHS F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine.