Robert C. Bollinger is a Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with joint appointments in the Department of International Health of the Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. He has more than 30 years of experience in international public health, clinical research and education in a broad range of global health priorities including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, leprosy and emerging infections. His initial experience in public health in India was in 1979 and included fieldwork with a leprosy control project in rural Bihar. In 1992, he initiated an ongoing NIH-supported, collaborative Indo-US HIV research program in Pune, with the National AIDS Research Institute/ICMR and the BJ Medical College. In addition to his research collaborations in India, Dr. Bollinger is engaged in collaborative research projects in Uganda. He established and directs the Global Health Course for Hopkins medical students and is Associate Director for Medicine of the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, which coordinates all global health activities at the university. Dr. Bollinger is also the Country Director for the Hopkins Fogarty International Programs in India, which has provided short-term and degree training to more than 100 visiting scientists at Hopkins, as well as in-country training for more than 2000 scientists, since 1992. Dr. Bollinger is also Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (www.ccghe.org), which develops and provides clinical education to health care providers in resource-limited communities around the world. Under his leadership, the CCGHE has developed educational and research programs in more than20 countries, including Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Zambia, Uganda, Palestine and Panama. Dr. Bollinger is also an active clinician educator, who provides and supervises HIV and infectious diseases clinical care at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Bollinger’s research interests include identification of the biological and behavioral risk factors for HIV transmission, as well as the characterization of the clinical progression and treatment of HIV infection and related infections. He is also engaged in implementation science research projects focused on optimizing strategies to improve health care capacity and care delivery in resource-limited settings, through task-shifting, clinical education, distance learning and mHealth. He has been Principal Investigator of many collaborative NIH-sponsored research studies and clinical trials in Pune, India, including the SWEN Study demonstrating that administration of daily low dose nevirapine to infants can prevent breast milk transmission of HIV. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed research publications and 15 book chapters. He is also Director of the Global Health Course for Johns Hopkins Medical Students, using live video conferencing links to medical students and faculty around the world. In addition to his teaching, research and clinical responsibilities, Dr. Bollinger has contributed to many public health training programs, expert committees and consultations in the US, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Ethiopia, India, Japan, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, South Korea, Tanzania, Thailand and Uganda. He has been a member of the US Presidential Advisory Council for HIV/AIDS (PACHA), where he also served as a member of the PACHA International Sub-committee. His commitment to health education and research has been recognized by the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Award. Dr. Bollinger received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Chemistry from Haverford College, his Doctor of Medicine from Dartmouth Medical School and his Masters in Public Health from the Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases from the American Board of Internal Medicine, having received internal medicine training at the University of Maryland Medical Systems and a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Infectious Diseases from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Bollinger has been on the faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Public Health since 1992.