David Hoos

David Hoos, MD, MPH, is director of the Multicountry Columbia Antiretroviral Program (MCAP) and assistant professor of clinical epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Hoos received a medical degree from New York Medical College and a master's degree in public health from Columbia University.

Prior to joining the Mailman School of Public Health, Dr. Hoos has been involved in the development of HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs for many years, and his posts have included Associate Medical Director at the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, which led to a consultancy role with UNICEF to develop its international AIDS policy.

At the Mailman School, Dr. Hoos served as coordinator for the Fogarty International Center of the NIH-funded Columbia University/Southern Africa AIDS International Training and Research Program. He also has been responsible for several other international training and technical assistance initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS. Before his appointment as MCAP director, Dr. Hoos played a pivotal role directing drug procurement for the MTCT-Plus Initiative. Dr. Hoos has served on a number of international panels related to international scale-up of HIV/AIDS treatment, including the Procurement Advisory Panel, as well as the Technical Review Panel for the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria; and the HIV/AIDS workgroup for the UN Millenium Development Goals Project.