Stephen R. Walsh, M.D.

Stephen R. Walsh, M.D.

Walsh Laboratory
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


  • Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS,  BSc (Hons), 1994 (Microbiology/Immunology)
  • McGill University, Montréal, QC,  MDCM, 1998
  • Harvard School of Public Health,  Program in Clinical Effectiveness, 2010


  • 1998-2001, Resident, Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 2001-2005, Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • 2001-2005, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School (HMS), New England Primate Research Center, Division of Immunology, Southborough, MA


  • 2005-2013, Instructor in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research), Brigham & Women’s Hospital (BWH), MGH, and HMS, Boston, MA
  • 2013-present, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research), BWH, MGH, and HMS, Boston, MA


  • 1988, First Alternate, G-7 Economic Summit Essay Competition
  • 1988, First Place, Newfoundland Arts and Letters Competition, Junior Prose
  • 1989, First Place, Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day Competition, Newfoundland Branch, Essay Division
  • 1990, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Electoral District Scholarship
  • 1990-1991, Hector McInnes Memorial Scholarship, Dalhousie University
  • 1990-1994, Canada Scholarship for studies in the physical and natural sciences
  • 1990-1994, Dean’s List, Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University
  • 1992, NSERC Summer Research Bursary for research in cellular immunology
  • 1993-1994, HRH Princess of Wales Scholarship for the Biological Sciences
  • 1994, First Class Honours, Dalhousie University
  • 1995, Samuel Rosenfeld Prize, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
  • 1995, Summer Language Bursary for French Immersion, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
  • 1995-1996, Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
  • 1998, Alexander D. Stewart Prize, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
  • 2005, Post-Doctoral Fellow Travel Grant, 12th CROI Boston, MA
  • 2005, Post-Doctoral Fellow Travel Grant, 43rd Annual Meeting of IDSA, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011, “Let’s Talk HIV Prevention – HIV Vaccine Awareness Day,” Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Award


  • Stephenson KE, Wegmann F, Tomaka F, et al. Comparison of shortened mosaic HIV-1 vaccine schedules: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 1 trial (IPCAVD010/HPX1002) and a preclinical study in rhesus monkeys (NHP 17-22) [published online ahead of print, 2020 Feb 17] [published correction appears in Lancet HIV. 2020 Feb 28;:]. Lancet HIV. 2020;S2352-3018(20)30001-1. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(20)30001-1 [Article]