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David Relman

Principal Investigator

Thomas M. and Joan C. Merigan Professor,
Chief, Infectious Diseases
VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Contact information

relman AT
Address:  VAPAHCS, mailcode 154T, room D4-123,
               3801 Miranda Ave,
               Palo Alto, CA 94304

Web site: (Stanford Medical Center Academic profile)

National and Local Advisory Appointments (selected)

  • Forum on Microbial Threats (2005-), Chair (2007-), Institute of Medicine, NAS
  • National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (2005–)
  • Physical and Life Sciences Directorate Review Committee, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, DOE/NNSA (2008-)
  • Chair, Administrative Panel on Biosafety, Stanford University, (2001–present)
  • Chief Medical Officer, Rock Medicine, Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics, San Francisco (2006-)

Past Appointments (selected)

  • Board of Directors, Infectious Diseases Society of America (2003-2006)
  • Board of Scientific Counselors (Chair, 2007-2008), NIDCR, NIH (2003–2008)
  • Director, Infectious Diseases Training Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, (2003–2009)
  • Co-Chair, Committee on Advances in Technology and the Prevention of their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Threats, NRC/IOM, National Academies of Science (2004-2006)

Honors and Awards (selected)