Dr. Rebecca Zash is an infectious diseases physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Instructor at Harvard Medical School and a research associate at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership. After medical school at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Dr. Zash completed internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. As part of her ID fellowship Dr. Zash moved with her family to Botswana to pursue research on the safety of antiretroviral medications during pregnancy. She has continued to focus her research efforts on understanding the mechanisms adverse birth outcomes among HIV-infected women and developing pregnancy pharmacovigilance systems in low resourced settings. In addition to research and patient care, Dr. Zash also serves as the associate director for global health programs in the Internal Medicine residency at BIDMC.