National HIV/AIDS Initiative
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Jeffrey S. Crowley, MPH, is a distinguished scholar and program director of the National HIV/AIDS Initiative at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law. He is an internationally recognized expert on HIV/AIDS and disability policy, having worked at top levels of government, academia, and advocacy organizations. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy and senior advisor on disability policy for President Barack Obama. As the President’s chief HIV/AIDS advisor, Mr. Crowley led the development of the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States, focused on lowering the number of new HIV infections, increasing access to care, and reducing HIV-related health disparities.
Mr. Crowley has dedicated his professional career to advancing approaches and solutions to the nation’s most pressing social policy challenges. From 2000 to 2009, he was a senior research scholar at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute and, subsequent to its founding, he had a concurrent appointment as a senior scholar at the University's O'Neill Institute. His work focused on improving health care for people with disabilities and chronic conditions through improvements to Medicaid and Medicare. Mr. Crowley is a respected leader among people affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, having served in senior positions at the National Association for People with AIDS from 1994 to 2000. He has worked with domestic and international advocates and policymakers to advance more responsive and humane policies regarding HIV treatment, prevention, and research.