Dr. Myat Htoo Razak has more than 20 years of experience in clinical services, epidemiology, health policy, HIV/AIDS research and intervention, and global health capacity building. He is the Program Director of the Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, the Fulbright-Fogarty Global Health Program, and the Fogarty International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research Training Program of the Fogarty International Center (FIC) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). All programs focus on strengthening research capacity and networks for health professionals from low- and middle-income countries and the U.S. In addition, Dr. Razak is the FIC Team Leader of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI), a joint-program funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and NIH that aims to provide support to improve quantity, quality and retention of health professionals in Africa. Before joining NIH in 2009, Dr. Razak had held technical leadership positions in the US, Asia and Africa with different agencies such as U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), UNAIDS, Family Health International and Johns Hopkins University. As a Resident Adviser of the CDC based in Nairobi, Kenya, Dr. Razak led the Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Management Training Program, a capacity building program for health professionals from eastern Africa on disease outbreak investigation, response and surveillance systems. As a Medical Officer of WHO, Dr. Razak managed a diverse grants portfolio and provided technical leadership in the implementation of HIV intervention, research and capacity-building projects in Thailand. He also worked in Geneva with WHO on health systems strengthening and contributed to the development of the World Health Report 2008 that focused on Primary Health Care. Dr. Razak initiated and managed drug-related HIV research and intervention programs in Asia as a Senior Regional Technical Officer of Family Health International. Dr. Razak was Project Director of a NIH-funded research project on epidemiology of HIV among drug users in northern Thailand as a faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University. He also was a co-investigator of HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) research programs, and a member of Scientific Working Group on Substance Use, and Network Evaluation Committee of HPTN. Dr. Razak received his medical degree from Institute of Medicine in Rangoon, Burma, and provided medical and surgical services to wounded protesters and the general public during and after the democratic movement in Burma in 1988. He later received a M.P.H. in Health Services Organization, and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from University of California, Los Angeles. He was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer of the CDC. Dr. Razak is a member of the Health Systems Strengthening Steering Committee, and the Human Resources for Health Working Group of PEPFAR. He has authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts, reports and guidelines on HIV/AIDS and global health capacity building.