Dr. Keith Crawford is currently the Chief of Public Health Research for the U.S. Military HIV Research Program. In this capacity, he oversees clinical and operational research projects in conjunction with the PEPFAR initiative (President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief) in four African countries. He is also on faculty at Howard University College of Medicine in the Department of Pharmacology.
He has previously worked as a research associate in the division of Clinical Pharmacology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. where he was engaged in HIV clinical research through the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), the largest federally-funded system supporting HIV research in the world.
Dr. Crawford received a BS in biology from Cornell University and a BS in Pharmacy from Temple University. He completed a residency in Clinical Pharmacy at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center. He then earned a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda MD. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in microbial genetics and biochemistry in the Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology in the Natl. Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the NIH.