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Ann Arvin

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Name  Ann Arvin
Role  Professor
Notable students  Susan E. Vleck

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Education  University of Pennsylvania (1972), Brandeis University (1967), Brown University (1966)
Similar  Mike Reichelt, Helen Blau, Mark M Davis, Garry P Nolan

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Ann Arvin is a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics and microbiology/immunology at Stanford University. Arvin is a specialist of the Varicella zoster virus (VZV) and a prominent national figure in health. Arvin currently is chief of the infectious diseases division of pediatrics at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, as well as Stanford's vice provost and dean of research.


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Ann Arvin received her undergraduate degree in philosophy from Brown University in 1966. Arvin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's medical school in 1972, completed her pediatric residency at UCSF in 1975 and her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University in 1978.


Ann Arvin has contributed to multiple national committees and boards. Arvin was elected to the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academy of Science in 2003. She was one of the committee members for the 1999 Institute of Medicine Committee on the Assessment of Future Needs for Variola Virus and the chair of the 2009 IOM. She also served on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, the NIH Collaborative Antiviral Study Group, the World Health Organization Committee on Research Related to Measles and Measles Vaccine, and the Council of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. Arvin is also a member of the Council of the American Society of Virology, the Thrasher Foundation Advisory Board, National Vaccine Advisory Committee, which advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Arvin was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus award for 2010 by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.


Ann Arvin's research surrounds infectious diseases like Varicella Zoster, "focusing on the functional roles of particular viral gene products in pathogenesis and virus-cell interactions in differentiated human cells in humans and in Scid-hu mouse models of VZV cell tropisms in vivo, and the immunobiology of VZV infections." Her research also surrounds T-cell response and immunity in children and the immunocompromised.


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