Altaf Lal

Altaf Lal

Altaf Lal,-- Former Regional Director, USFDA India

Member of Advisory Board
Dr. Lal is Senior Advisor for Global Health and Innovation, Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited, India and has received various awards for public health .

About Altaf lal

Dr. Lal is Senior Advisor for Global Health and Innovation, Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Limited, India. He is member of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board (RBM), Asia Pacific Leader’s Malaria Alliance (APLMA), and Advisor Board Member Foundation for Disease Elimination and Control of India (FDEC-India). He has served as the Director of FDA India Office, Technical Director, Decade of Vaccines Collaboration, Chief Executive Officer, Hilleman Laboratories, U.S. Health Attaché and Regional Representative for South Asia at the U.S. Embassy in India, and Chief Malaria Vaccine Section at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA.

He has experience, interest, and knowledge of Discovery, Development, Delivery, and Diplomacy in biomedical sciences and public health. He has over thirty years’ experience in infectious disease research, vaccines and immunization, biotechnology, global health, product safety, and policy matters. He has strong leadership skills using science-based decision making, strategic thinking, and fostering teamwork approach. Dr. Lal has worked towards building bilateral and multilateral partnerships, which has led to significant growth and collaborations at academic, institutional, industry and government levels. Dr. Lal has published over 220 papers. He is recipient of various awards on public health.