Leonard A. Smith
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, USA
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Leonard A Smith received a B.A. degree in chemistry and zoology from the University of New Hampshire in 1972 and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from Georgetown University in 1978. He is the Senior Research Scientist (ST) for Medical Countermeasures Technology at USAMRMC and Scientific Director at USAMRIID. Dr. Smith has authored or co-authored more than 150 scientific publications, reviews and book chapters, and holds several patents for his work on bio-defense vaccine development. He has received numerous awards including the DOD Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the highest award given by the Secretary of Defense to career employees.