Dr. Emily J. Erbelding has been Deputy Director of the Division of AIDS, NIAID, since 2010. She earned her B.A. degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1983. In 1985, she received an M.S. degree in biochemistry at Cornell, then went to medical school at the Indiana University, School of Medicine where she received her M.D. in 1989. Dr. Erbelding completed a residency in internal medicine at the Northwestern University Medical Center and fellowship training in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1996. While completing her fellowship, she also earned an M.P.H from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health. From 1996-2010, Dr Erbelding was full-time faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, where she conducted clinical and epidemiologic research at the Baltimore City Health Department and served as Chief of STD/HIV Clinical Services.
As Deputy Director of the Division of AIDS, NIAID/NIH, she has responsibility for policy and oversight of one of the largest global HIV/AIDS clinical trials systems in the world.