Dr. Marina Klein is an Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada in the Division of Infectious Diseases/Chronic Viral Illnesses. She graduated from McGill Medical School (1991) and received her training in Internal Medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal. She completed a research fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Minnesota in 1998 and then returned to McGill University where she received a Master's degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2003). Her clinical interests focus on treatment of patients with HIV and chronic viral hepatitis. She is a prominent researcher in clinical and epidemiologic aspects of HIV and Hepatitis C co-infection and leads a Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded prospective cohort study of over 1000 HIV-HCV co-infected patients to study the interaction of these chronic viral infections. She has also been a principal investigator in several clinical trials of HIV-HCV co-infection. She is also involved in a number of observational epidemiologic research collaborations (e.g. NA-ACCORD and CANOC) focused on understanding longterm clinical and treatment outcomes in HIV and in HIV-HCV co-infection where she has assumed a leadership role in scientific steering committees. She was elected to the IAS Governing Council in 2012 representing the North American Region.