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Gerald Quinnan, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Quinnan brings over 30 years of experience in biomedical science and public health in the US Government, including service as a senior executive in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Defense medical school, the Uniformed Services University (USU). Dr. Quinnan served as the Acting Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the FDA. As a recognized expert in vaccine development, he served on the Scientific Advisory Board of Aviron, and had a substantial supportive role in development of FluMist influenza vaccine. Dr. Quinnan served as a commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service (PHS), rising to the rank of Rear Admiral, and serving as Assistant Surgeon General. Dr. Quinnan received a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from the College of the Holy Cross and an M.D. from Saint Louis University. He is presently an Emeritus Professor of Preventive Medicine at USU.