Dr. Natella Rakhmanina is a Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University and a Director of the HIV Services at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC, USA. Dr. Rakhmanina obtained her MD degree at People’s Friendship University, Moscow, Russia and her PhD degree in clinical pharmacology at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She completed pediatric residency trainings in Russia, USA and the Netherlands. Dr. Rakhmanina focuses on the treatment and prevention of HIV in children and adolescents. She is a successful clinical researcher and serves as a principal investigator of NIH, CDC funded studies ad numerous clinical trials. She has 20 years of experience providing clinical care to HIV-infected children and adolescent and contributed to the optimization of the dosing of several antiretroviral drugs in children. She also serves as a Senior Technical Advisor at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation providing technical leadership to pediatric and adolescent HIV projects in African countries. Dr. Rakhmanina serves as a member of the US Department of Health and Human Services Panel on the Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines at the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council in NIH and a member of the Pediatric Advisory Working Group at the WHO.