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Luciana Borio
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Member of the COVID-19 Advisory Board
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
President Joe Biden
Co-chairs David A. Kessler
Vivek Murthy
Marcella Nunez-Smith
National Security Council Director for Medical and Biodefense Preparedness
In office
2017–2019
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Andrew Garrett
Acting Chief Scientist of the FDA
In office
2015–2017
President Barack Obama and Donald Trump
Preceded by Stephen Ostroff
Succeeded by Denise Hinton
Assistant Commissioner of FDA for Counterterrorism Policy
In office
2010–2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by RADM Boris Lushniak
Succeeded by RADM Carmen Maher
Personal details
Born Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alma mater George Washington University (MD)

Luciana Borio is a Brazilian-American infectious disease physician and medical/public health administrator.

She is a vice president at In-Q-Tel. She was Director for Medical and Biodefense Preparedness at the National Security Council, Acting Chief Scientist of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy of the FDA, and Director of FDA's Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats.

She is known for her work advancing clinical trials, the development of medical countermeasures for health emergencies, and the public health responses to Ebola and Zika outbreaks.

On November 9, 2020, U.S. president-elect Joe Biden named Borio to be one of the 13 members of his COVID-19 Advisory Board.

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