Dr. Budd has directed the Immunobiology Program at UVM for the past 20 years, and more recently the Vermont Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases (VCIID) for the past 9 years. He directed the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program for three years, and has been PI for a T32 Training Grant for Immunology and Infectious Diseases as well as for a P01 Program Project Grant. He is a former Pew scholar in the Biological Sciences, a member of the Association of American Physicians, and was a 2009 UVM University Scholar. He has served on numerous NIH study sections, and chaired five of them. Dr. Budd has mentored 11 graduate students, 11 postdoctoral fellows, and 11 junior faculty, 5 of whom are now tenured.