James McIntyre, MBChB, FRCOG, is the Executive Director of the Anova Health Institute, an independent non-profit health research and technical assistance organization, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dr McIntyre is also the International Vice-Chair of the US National Institutes for Health funded International Maternal Paediatric and Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network (IMPAACT). He is an Honorary Professor in the School of Public Health & Family Medicine at the University of Cape Town, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
McIntyre is an obstetrician/gynaecologist and an internationally recognised expert on mother-to-child transmission of HIV. He has conducted research across the fields of HIV prevention, care and treatment, with over 240 publications. He has served as a consultant to the WHO, UNITAID and other international agencies. McIntyre was jointly awarded the 2002 Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights, the 2003 “Heroes in Medicine” award of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC), and the 2009 N’galy Mann Award of the Foundation for Retrovirology and Human Health.