Peter H. Kilmarx, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A

Executive Title
Deputy Director
NIH Institute
Fogarty International Center
(301) 496-1415
Building 31, Room B2C02
31 Center Drive MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD 20892
  • A.B., Dartmouth College
  • M.D., Dartmouth-Brown combined program in medicine
Professional Accomplishments
  • Served in Peace Corps in Zaïre (Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC]) as a fisheries volunteer after graduation from Dartmouth College.
  • Completed internship and residency in internal medicine and initiated a fellowship in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins.
  • Joined Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta in 1994.
  • Directed CDC's northern Thailand HIV/STD prevention research field station from 1996 to 2002.
  • Directed CDC's Botswana office from 2002 to 2005, implementing the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and conducting HIV and TB prevention research.
  • Served in CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention as the Chief of the Epidemiology Branch from 2006 to 2010.
  • Served as Senior Advisor to the Director for Health Reform from 2010 to 2011.
  • Directed CDC’s Zimbabwe office from 2011 to 2015.

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