Professor David Boulware is an infectious disease physician-scientist at the University of Minnesota with formal training in clinical trials, public health, and tropical medicine. Dr. Boulware combines his clinical research with nested basic science investigations into disease pathogenesis to conduct translational research. His primary research interests are in meningitis in resource-limited areas including diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and quality improvement initiatives incorporating cost-effectiveness analyses in order to translate knowledge into improved care. Dr. Boulware’s current research is focused on improving the clinical outcomes of HIV-infected persons with cryptococcal meningitis and TB meningitis. Dr. Boulware has active research collaborations in Uganda, South Africa, and Ethiopia leading a multidisciplinary, international research team. He serves on US and WHO panels for cryptococcal meningitis and WHO panels for advanced HIV disease.