Dr. Rohan Hazra is the chief of the Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH). He joined the NICHD in 2007, and has overseen the Pediatric HIV AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), a multicenter United States-based program that follows both perinatally HIV-infected youth and HIV-exposed/uninfected infants, children, and youth since 2008. In addition, he is actively involved in pediatric HIV clinical trials and other observational studies in the United States and globally.
He received his B.S. degree in biology from Yale University and his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following graduation from medical school, he completed a pediatric residency and pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Children's Hospital in Boston. Prior to joining NICHD he conducted clinical studies in pediatric HIV in the National Cancer Institute’s intramural program, where he continues to have an adjunct position. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.