Leadership Team
NameTitlePhone Other roles
Beth Kirkpatrick, MDPrincipal Investigator/Director(802) 656-1112Admin Core Member
Christopher Huston, MDCo-Principal Investigator(802) 656-9115Admin Core Member
Jason Bates, PhDCo-Principal Investigator(802) 656-8912Admin Core Member
Junior Faculty and Mentors
Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, PhDResearch Project Leader(802) 656-4356Barry Finette, MD; Jason Bates, PhD
Jessica Crothers, MDResearch Project Leader(802) 656-3525Dimitry Krementsov, PhD
Benjamin Lee, MDResearch Project Leader(802) 656-4708Ralph Budd, MD; Beth Kirkpatrick, MD
Bruno Martorelli Di Genova, PhDResearch Project Leader Chris Huston, MD; Gary Ward, PhD
Pilot Project Leaders
Emily Bruce, PhDPilot Project Leader(802) 656-2663
Nick Cheney, PhDPilot Project Leader  
R. Chase Cockrell, PhDPilot Project Leader(802) 656-3465
Sarah NowakPilot Project Leader  
Markus ThaliPilot Project Leader(802) 656-1056 
Core Faculty and Staff
Kristen Pierce, MDHuman & Population Research (HPR) Core Director
Jason Bates, PhDMathematical & Computational Predictive (MCP) Modeling Core Director(802) 656-8912 
Administrative Team
Megan Bartlett, MPHDepartment Administrator(802) 656-0936Email
NameTitleAdvisory Role
Andrew Pollard, MBBS, PhDProfessor of Pediatric Infection and Immunity, Director of the Oxford Vaccine GroupExternal Advisory Board Member 
Caroline Buckee, PhDAssociate Professor, Harvard School of Public HealthExternal Advisory Board Member 
David Tribble, MDScience Director, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences External Advisory Board Member 
Diane Griffin, MD, PhDProfessor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public HealthExternal Advisory Board Member 
Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD Senior Associate Dean for Research, Office of the Dean, Larner College of Medicine, UVMInternal Advisory Board Member 
Charles Irvin, PhDAssociate Dean for Faculty, Dean's Office for Faculty Affairs, Larner College of Medicine, UVMInternal Advisory Board Member 
Stephen Higgins, PhDDirector, Vermont Center on Behavioral Health/COBRE PI, Larner College of Medicine, UVMInternal Advisory Board Member