Christie K. Vila, PhD has been with the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine for 17 years. Ten years with the Department of Epidemiology’s Drug Abuse and AIDS Research Center and 7 years as Division Operations Manager for Clinical Pediatric Research. She has supported clinical and translational research for the past 5 years and took on various levels of administrative leadership of a Research Institute with clinics and lab programs during a period of transition.
Dr. Vila’s research interests include immunology and immunotherapy as applied to HIV and Cancer. Related interests include HGT, bioinformatics in personalized medicine, and the various applications of rDNA.