White House Author
Amy Lansky, PhD, MPH is Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy. In this role, she is the President’s lead advisor on domestic HIV/AIDS and is responsible for overseeing implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and guiding the Administration’s HIV/AIDS policies across Federal agencies.
Previously, Dr. Lansky was a Senior Policy Advisor to the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Office of National AIDS Policy where she ensured coordination on issues of substance abuse and HIV infection, and co-authored the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020. Prior to joining the White House, Dr. Lansky served as the Deputy Director for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Science in CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention where she provided scientific direction and oversight for HIV surveillance activities, epidemiologic studies and clinical trials, and laboratory research.
Dr. Lansky holds Doctoral and Masters degrees in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Swarthmore College.