Dr. Timothy Mastro

Chief Science Officer at FHI 360 and a global development leader tackling the world's most urgent challenges

Dr. Timothy Mastro is Chief Science Officer at FHI 360, Durham, North Carolina, USA. He is also Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Mastro oversees FHI 360’s research and program science conducted in the United States and through FHI 360’s offices in 50 countries around the world. Dr. Mastro joined FHI in 2008 following 20 years at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. He joined CDC in 1988 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer. At CDC his work addressed HIV prevention research and programs in the United States and globally. During 1993-2000, he served in Bangkok as Director of the CDC HIV/AIDS collaboration with the Thai Ministry of Public Health. Dr. Mastro began his international public health career on the Thai-Cambodian border, where he served as a physician and medical coordinator of the United Nations Border Relief Operation. Dr. Mastro is author or co-author of more than 180 published articles and book chapters and has served on several committees for the World Health Organization, UNAIDS, PEPFAR and the US National Institutes of Health. Dr. Mastro trained in internal medicine in New York City at Metropolitan Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He studied at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and received a DTM&H from the Royal College of Physicians of London. He is board certified in internal medicine, a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Epidemiological Society.