Benjamin Young, MD, PhD

Young, Benjamin 2019Dr. Benjamin Young is Head of Global Medical Directors of ViiV Healthcare where he supports clinical education, medical research and public health initiatives around the world. From 2012 to 2018, Dr. Young was Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, where he oversaw capacity-building programs and coordinated evidence-informed policies with the United Nations and the World Health Organization.

With over 20 years of experience in HIV medicine, Dr. Young was a Denver, Colorado-based clinician and clinical researcher. He was Co-Principal Investigator in the CDC HIV Outpatient Study from 1998 to 2018 and worked in Central Asia for two years as Head of Medical Affairs for Health Connections International, a Dutch non-governmental organization. Having authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, Dr. Young has shared his HIV expertise through education programs where he has trained healthcare professionals and community groups in over 50 countries.

Dr. Young received his MD in 1992 and his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 1990 at the University of Colorado. He completed post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.

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