Carol L. Brosgart, M.D., Chair
Carol Brosgart, M.D., serves as Special Adviser on Health Care for FIPRA International and as a consultant to biotechnology companies. She is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of Global Health Sciences, Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). From 2011 through 2013, she served as the Senior Advisor on Science and Policy to the Division of Viral Hepatitis at the Centers for Disease Control and to the Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition at the CDC Foundation. She has held a number of senior management positions in the medical and biotechnology community including Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Alios BioPharma, and Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Children’s Hospital & Research Center in Oakland, California. From 1998 to 2009, Dr. Brosgart held a number of senior management positions at Gilead Sciences Inc. including Vice President, Public Health and Policy, Vice President, Medical Affairs, and Vice President, Clinical Research. During her tenure leading clinical research at Gilead, Viread® and Hepsera® were approved by the FDA and regulatory agencies worldwide.
Dr. Brosgart was a practicing physician before joining Gilead, and was the founding Medical Director of the East Bay AIDS Center at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley, California from 1987 through 1998 and the Medical Director of Central Health Center, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency from 1978-1987. She is active professionally in the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the HIV Medical Association, the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and the European Association for the Study of Liver Disease. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Forum for Collaborative HIV Research at the University of California Berkeley, School of Public Health and on the Board of Directors of the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation and the National Viral Hepatitis Round Table. She recently completed six years on the Board of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Dr, Brosgart has published extensively in the areas of HIV/AIDS, HBV, HCV and CMV. She received her B.S. in community medicine from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and her M.D. from UCSF.