Administrative Core : Core Directors

Margaret Fischl, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Research Profile
Dr. Fischl, professor of medicine and director, AIDS Clinical Research Unit, brings a depth of expertise in the clinical and therapeutic aspects of HIV and established knowledge of the University and the community. She has more than 20 years of experience in directing a large multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS research program that brings together faculty across multiple departments within the University. As the director of the unit since 1986, she has been responsible for the implementation of the program, the development of policies and procedures for the conduct of HIV/AIDS clinical trials, and identifying and prioritizing individual clinical trials and research projects. In her role as administrative associate director, Dr. Fischl will ensure that the scientific direction of the D-CFAR is pointed at the greatest challenges in clinical HIV disease and that the D-CFAR members are in compliance with all regulatory matters related to conduct of clinical studies.