Kevin Fisher

Director of Policy, Data & Analytics

Kevin is the Policy Director of AVAC and focuses on new regulatory, legislative, financial, and scientific approaches to accelerating the development of new HIV prevention options. He also co-directs the annual resource tracking reports from the HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Resource Tracking Working Group. He is co-chair of the research working group and a member of the convening group of the Federal AIDS Policy Partnership, chair of the Global AIDS Policy Partnership, and vice chair of the Drug Development Committee of the AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition.

Prior to joining AVAC, Kevin worked for over 20 years as a regulatory and transactional counsel, most recently as senior counsel with Covington & Burling. At Covington, he worked on drug and vaccine development and delivery issues for groups such as the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Human Rights Watch, the Center for Global Development, and the World Parkinson Congress.

Kevin has a BA from Brown University, a JD from New York University School of Law, and an MSc in Epidemiology from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.



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Philip Kenol

Policy & Advocacy Officer

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Julien Rashid

Policy and Advocacy Associate

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Ansley Kahn

Senior Program Assistant

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Steering Committee


Rachel M. Cohen, MA

Regional Executive Director, North America

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative

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Jodie Curtis

Washington Representative

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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Kevin Fisher

Director of Policy, Data & Analytics


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Karen A. Goraleski, MA

Executive Director

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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Heather Ignatius, MA

Director, US and Global Advocacy


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Sharyn Tenn, MA

Senior Director, External Affairs and Product Access

International Partnership for Microbicides

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