Gigi Kwik Gronvall

An immunologist, Gronvall is a senior associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security and an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health. Her expertise is in biosecurity, and her research goals include reducing the threat of biological weapons and improving responses to both natural and deliberate biological outbreaks. She served as the science advisor for the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism and is a member of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC), which provides the Secretary of Defense with independent advice and recommendations on reducing the risk to the United States, its military forces, and its allies and partners posed by nuclear, biological, chemical, and conventional threats.