William A. Haseltine, PhD

Chair and President of ACCESS Health International

Chairman of the Board of Directors, ACCESS Health International
Chairman of China-US Health Summit
Former Harvard University Medical School Professor
President of the Haseltine Foundation for Medical
Sciences and the Arts
Advisor to the Board of Directors at IE University Madrid
Lifetime Consultant at the New York Academy of Sciences
Senior Trustee of the Brookings Institute
Member of the American Association for Foreign Relations

Academic Achievements
From 1976 to 1993, Dr. Haseltine served as a professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health. At Harvard, he founded two research departments on cancer and HIV/AIDS. He is recognized as an expert in cancer, AIDS, and genomics. He has authored more than 200 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals and more than a dozen books, including six books on SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Haseltine is a pioneer in biotechnology having founded more than a dozen biotechnology companies in fields ranging from development of cutting edge pharmaceuticals to new materials and fuels. Dr. Haseltine is the founder of Human Genome Sciences and served as the chairman and CEO until 2004. He also founded multiple successful biotechnology companies and developed a total of 8 successfully marketed drugs.