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Mario Stevenson, PhD

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Mario  Stevenson, PhD


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  • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Co-Director of CFAR
  • Professor of Medicine



Gertrude Elion Distinguished Lecturer Award
Elected Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Elected Fellow: American Academy of Microbiology
National Institute of Health Merit Award
Shippley Award Lecture, Harvard Medical School
Recipient, David J. Freelander Memorial
Professorship in AIDS Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Recipient, David T. Purtilo Chair of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical School
Recipient, Dean's Outstanding Investigator Award, University of Nebraska Medical School.


1984 PhD
University of Strathclyde



Mario Stevenson, Ph.D. received his doctorate from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland in 1984. He performed postdoctoral studies at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and was a professor at that institution from 1993-1995. He conducted a research sabbatical at National Institute for Medical Research in London in 1990. In 1995, he joined the Program in Molecular Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Stevenson was previously the David Freelander Chair of AIDS Research and Director of the Center for AIDS Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is currently Professor of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Stevenson’s research is aimed at uncovering the functions of viral accessory genes, mechanisms of viral persistence and immunopathogenicity as well as cellular factors influencing virus-host cell interplay.”