Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Director
Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Professor
Rockefeller University
New York, NY

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • HIV pathogenesis
  • HIV treatment
  • HIV vaccine and microbicide development
  • Dynamics of HIV/SIV
  • Dynamics of lymphocyte turnover
  • Obstacles to HIV eradication
  • HIV entry inhibitors
Current Professional Summary:

As Director of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and a professor at Rockeller University in New York, Dr Ho does 95% research and 5% teaching.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Board of Trustees, California Institute of Technology
  • Board of Overseers, Harvard University
  • Board of Scientific Advisors, National Cancer Institute
  • Awards Assembly, General Motors Cancer Research Foundation
  • Presidential Appointee, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Honors and Awards:
  • Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Science
  • Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine
  • Man of the Year, Time magazine (1996)
  • Academia Sinica, Republic of China
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science (Columbia, Tufts, Swarthmore, SUNY, CUNY, and Bard)
Education:
  • California Institute of Technology, BS
  • Harvard Medical School, MD