Jeffrey Schouten, MD, JD, AAHIVE, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Surgery and Allergy and Infectious Diseases Divisions of the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also a staff scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is an attending physician at the Madison Clinic at Harborview Medical Center and sees patients in the Anal Dysplasia Clinic there. He is Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS Network Coordination (HANC) at the Hutch. As HANC Director he provides leadership and strategic direction for all of the cross-network coordination activities that the HANC project encompasses.
The Director works closely with the Network Leaders and the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) of the NIH to develop and implement strategies to coordinate activities and optimize collaboration between the networks and DAIDS and other funding and operational partners. The networks include the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN), the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials group (IMPAACT), the International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials (INSIGHT), and the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN). Jeff has been the HANC Director since September 2008. He is a former general surgeon with a focus on surgical oncology. He has been involved in HIV clinical research and HIV primary care for more than a decade. Jeff also has a strong interest in HIV public policy.