COL Victor A. Suarez joined OWS as a Vaccine PM for the Moderna Product Coordination Team on 17 June 2020. He is a former Chief of Staff for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), DOD’s largest biomedical research laboratory and was formerly the Joint PM of the Joint Vaccine Acquisition Program (JVAP), a biodefense vaccine program with JPEO-CBRN Medical. During 2016-2017, he served as a resident US Army War College Fellow at the GWU Milken Institute School of Public Health. He holds a BS in Anthropology from UCLA and an MS in Health Services from Central Michigan University. COL Suarez has DAWIA certifications in Science and Technology Management (Level III), Life Cycle Logistics (Level III), and Program Management (Level III). He’s also a graduate of the Tufts CSDD Postgraduate Course in Clinical Pharmacology, Drug Development and Regulation and the Cornell University Pharmaceutical Management Program.