Marshall E. Bloom, M.D., serves as chief of the biology of vector-borne viruses section in the Laboratory of Virology and is the associate director at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, MT of the National Institutes of Health.
The author of numerous scientific articles and book chapters, Dr. Bloom is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, American Society of Microbiology, the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and the American Society for Virology.
As associate director, Dr. Bloom is considered an authority on biosafety, biocontainment and management of high containment laboratory research programs.
Dr. Bloom has been a spokesperson for the RML COVID-19 research program and has a significant role in the institutional response. He has served as an advisor to local and state health departments on this topic.
In fall 2020, Dr. Bloom was inducted into the Montana Bioscience Hall of Fame.