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Clinical Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
President and Chief Medical Officer, Unither Virology; A United Therapeutics Company Medical Director, Prophecy Global Clinical Surveillance, MGH/U.S. Dept. of Defense
Dr. Callahan is the President and Chief Medical Officer of Unither Virology and a practicing tropical and disaster medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Callahan has worked for 19 years in disease outbreak response under U.S. Federal Charter Rescue Medicine, Rapid UK, the World Health Organization and prior to 2005, under the UNHCR. His global outbreak response deployments have included Ebola, Marburg, H5N1, SARs, H7N9 and MERS-CoV. He served as a Program Manager for Biodefense and Mass-Casualty Care at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), where he was awarded the 2008 DARPA Achievement Award for his technologic breakthrough in the rapid, large scale manufacture of emergency vaccines and infectious disease countermeasures. He has a wide range of biodefense experience, advising both senior government officials from the State Department to Department of Defense, as well as academic institutions on nonproliferation, drug & vaccine development and technology transfer toward combating emerging infectious diseases and biothreat agents.
Dr. Callahan received his M.D. degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, his MSPH at the University of Alabama School of Public Health, and his DTM&H degree at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.