Jean B. Nachega, MD, PhD, MPH, is a tenured Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Also, an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology and International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Director of Center for Infectious Diseases at University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa. He received his MD cum laude at the University of Louvain, in Brussels, Belgium in 1989; his MPH from Johns Hopkins University in 1999; and his PhD from University of Cape Town in 2008. He published over 170 peer-reviewed papers that have appeared in Annals of Internal Medicine, JAMA, The Lancet, PLOS Medicine, Clinical Infectious Diseases,and AIDS. He serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (JAIDS). He has over 30 years-experience in patient care, teaching and research on HIV and associated comorbidities in resource-limited settings. He has coordinated several research or training HIV programs supported by NIH, PEPFAR, Wellcome Trust and the European Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP). He is an ad hoc expert consultant at World Health Organization, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as a member of South African and African Academies of Sciences.