Dr. Britt was selected as a member of the Clinical Research and Field Studies of Infectious Diseases Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, for the term running July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2015. In 2013, he was named Chair of the Study Section. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors.  Service on a study section requires mature judgment and objectivity as well as the ability to work effectively in a group.