Phillip Nieburg

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Health Policy Center
Expertise: Global Health

Phillip Nieburg, a pediatrician with additional formal training in infectious disease, preventive medicine, and public health, has been a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) since 2003, initially working with its HIV/AIDS Task Force and since 2008 with its Global Health Policy Center. His major interests there have included aspects of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, women’s health, and the evaluation of global health programs. He is also a visiting associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville). From 1977 to 2003, Dr. Nieburg served as a medical epidemiologist in various programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). His CDC work involved research, program monitoring, and teaching in various domestic and global health fields such as vaccine-preventable diseases, famine and refugee relief, child nutrition, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis. In addition, he served for two years as CDC’s resident adviser in Mexico’s Field Epidemiology Training Program. Dr. Nieburg has also served as a U.S. military physician and has worked extensively with various international (e.g., United Nations) and U.S. government agencies (e.g., Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, Department of State, Fogarty International Center/NIH, Department of Defense).