Lee Riley, M.D.
University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
Lee Riley, M.D., is Chair of the Division of Infectious Disease and Vaccinology at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, as well as the Director of the Fogarty International Center Global Infectious Disease Program. Riley obtained his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, after which he completed his residency in internal medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Soon after, Riley began working in the field of infectious diseases. His distinguished career has seen him work for both the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. He has also worked on international projects in many diverse countries such as Mexico, India, Bangladesh, the Philippines and Brazil and has published extensively on Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Escherichia coli and other infectious agents. He is a member of ASM and of the American Academy of Microbiology. Riley also holds an adjunct professor of medicine position at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and serves as a national judge for the Young Epidemiology Scholars competition and as a member of the Clinical Research/Field Studies Infectious Diseases Study Section at the NIH.