April 19, 2017

Dean's Excellence Award winner profile: Richard J. Whitley, M.D.

Written by

Richard J. Whitley, M.D., distinguished professor of Pediatrics, is a dual senior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Research. Whitley conceptualized and established the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Collaborative Antiviral Study Group (CASG), a collaboration of more than 50 academic centers across the United States, Canada, England and Sweden to perform clinical trials of antiviral therapies directed against medically important viral diseases of children and adults. CASG is one of the longest-running clinical trial networks in the NIAID, and more than 300 journal articles have been published based on CASG findings.