Dr. Jared Baeten

Jared Baeten, MD, PhD is vice president of Clinical Development at Gilead Sciences, leading the company’s strategy for HIV treatment, prevention, and cure.

Jared has conducted extensive research over the past two decades focusing on the prevention of HIV globally, including clinical trials, large-scale epidemiologic studies, and behavioral and implementation science research. He led the Partners PrEP Study, which supported the approval of Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention in 2012, and a second trial that led to the first approval of a topical microbicide for HIV prevention. He has published over 400 scientific articles related to HIV and has extensive expertise related to the development of next-generation researchers around the world. His work is driven by a strong sense of justice, equity, and dedication to ending the global epidemic.

Jared served as director of the University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research, co-principal investigator of the NIH-funded Microbicides Trials Network, and professor of global health, medicine, and epidemiology at the University of Washington, where he was the vice dean for strategy, faculty affairs, and new initiatives at the School of Public Health.  He is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.